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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:

Sketch of Mahaji Sindia in his Tent

Former Title(s):

Mahadaji Sindhia in his tent

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/4 × 5 1/2 inches (12.1 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Sketch of Mahaji Sindia [...]"; inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "No. 16"; lower center: "No. 16"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22385
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | group portrait | tent
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17748
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Mildred Archer, India and British Portraiture, 1770-1825, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1979, pp. 349, 351, 510-1, fig. 255, ND 1327 I44 A72 (YCBA)

C. A. Bayly, The Raj, India and the British, 1600-1947 , National Portrait Gallery, London, 1990, p. 89, cat. no. 91, DS428 R25 1990 (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. 24, no. 13, V2359 (YCBA)


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