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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:
Sheet: 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
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17100
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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)

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)


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