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

A Lewsa of Jettee - A Kind of Hindu Monk

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 5 3/4 inches (14.3 × 14.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "A Lewsa or Jettee, A kind of Hindu | Monk"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22398
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
religious and mythological subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17761
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 34, no. 122, V2359 (YCBA)


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