A study of a grey heron (anjan) Company School, Calcutta, circa 1820
Lot 269
A study of a grey heron (anjan) Company School, Calcutta, circa 1820
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 41,995) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A study of a grey heron (anjan)
Company School, Calcutta, circa 1820
watercolour on paper watermarked Whatman, identifying inscription anjan in Persian in nasta'liq script, framed
670 x 495 mm.

Footnotes

  • The grey heron is well-known in the Indian sub-continent and can be seen up to 5000 feet. It wades in shallow water with its head craned and bill poised ready to pounce on a frog or fish coming within striking range. It has a deep, harsh croak in flight.
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