A group of twenty watercolours depicting fakirs, servants, a schoolmaster, a nobleman and street ven
Lot 416
A group of twenty watercolours depicting fakirs, servants, a schoolmaster, a nobleman and street vendors Patna, circa 1822-30(11)
Sold for £3,120 (US$ 5,239) inc. premium
Auction Details
A group of twenty watercolours depicting fakirs, servants, a schoolmaster, a nobleman and street ven
Lot Details
A group of twenty watercolours depicting fakirs, servants, a schoolmaster, a nobleman and street vendors
Patna, circa 1822-30
watercolours on paper, some with watermarks for 1822, 1825 and 1827, English identifying inscriptions in ink, laid down in pairs or singly on card, unframed
222 x 174 mm. and slightly smaller(11)

Footnotes

  • The figure of one of the fakirs depicted appeared in a similar version in these rooms, 19th April 2007, lot 365; and the same group of nautch girls (here described as 'walking musicians'), 12th October 2006, lot 332.
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