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Creator:
William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
Title:

View of Calcutta from Garden House Reach

Date:
ca. 1781
Medium:
Gray wash, pen and black ink over graphite on laid paper, laid down on 19th century wash mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 9/16 x 29 1/4in. (44.6 x 74.3cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, LC of mount: Calcutta Hoogley River 28 / Fort William.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1779
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10778
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John McAleer, Picturing India People, Places, and the World of the East India Company, The British Library, London, p. 74, fig. 2.34, N8214.5.I5 M43 2017 (YCBA)

Pauline Rohatgi, Indian life and landscape by Western artists, paintings and drawings from the Victoria and Albert Museum, 17th to the early 20th century , Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, 2008, pp. 142-46, fig. 10, N8214.5 I5 V53 2008 + (YCBA)

Isabel Combs Stuebe, Life and works of William Hodges, , Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1979, pp. xv, 218-19, no. 233, fig. 157, NJ18 H646 S75 1979 (YCBA)


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