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

Portrait of a Priest of the Borahs

Date:
1794
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
9 5/8 × 6 1/2 inches (24.4 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Extensive inscription in pen and black in Sanskrit; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Portrait of a Priest of the Borahs"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Gangaram | 1794"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22418
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
religious and mythological subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17781
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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. 126, fig. 76, N72.P6 S53 2022+ (YCBA) [YCBA]


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