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Creator:
Gangaram Chintaman Tambat, active 1790s, Anglo-Indian
Title:

A Fool Named Gungarum

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
6 3/4 × 5 1/8 inches (17.1 × 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "A | Fool named | Gangaram"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22249
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | fools | Indian | man | seated | sitting
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17100
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Adapting the Eye: an archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-11 - 2011-12-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

John McAleer, Picturing India People, Places, and the World of the East India Company, The British Library, London, p. 17, fig. 1.5, N8214.5.I5 M43 2017 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 7, 33, no. 106, V2359 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Holly Shaffer, Grafted arts : art making and taking in the struggle for western India : 1760-1910, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, CT, p. 70, fig. 34, N72.P6 S53 2022+ (YCBA) [YCBA]


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