artist: Company style

circa 1830-1835
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untitled (A Nautch or Set of Dancers) depicting figures and scenes of Indian instruments, carriages, people and crafts. This painting is in the Company Style, referring to paintings done by Indian artists for European patrons, many of whom were employees of the East India Company. Most Company paintings depict trades, castes, processions or entertainers such as these wandering snake-charmers.
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artist: Company style
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Production date
circa 1830-1835
Media description
watercolour on paper
345 x 240 mm
Measurement details
height: 345mm
width: 240mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
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This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
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