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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798
Title:

Retreat Beating at Poona

Former Title(s):

Beating the retreat

Date:
undated
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Image: 4 1/8 × 5 1/4 inches (10.5 × 13.3 cm), Mount: 5 1/4 × 6 1/4 inches (13.3 × 15.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left; "No. 8"; inscribed on mount in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Retreat beating at Poonah"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22384
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | huts | Indians | military art | retreat | trumpets
Associated Places:
Asia | Bharat | India | Maharashtra | Pune
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17747
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