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Creator:
Attributed to James Wales, ca.1747–1795
Formerly attributed to Gangaram Chintaman Tambat, active 1790s
Title:

A Nautch or Dance

Additional Title(s):

A Notch, or Dance of Doomnies before a Moghul Gentleman

Date:
ca. 1792
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Image: 8 7/8 × 12 1/4 inches (22.5 × 31.1 cm), Mount: 11 3/4 × 14 3/8 inches (29.8 × 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in pen and brown ink, lower center: "A Notch, or Dance of Domnies before a Mogul Gentleman"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22430
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17792
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Adapting the Eye: an archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-11 - 2011-12-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 30, no. 84, V2359 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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. 53, fig. 24, N72.P6 S53 2022+ (YCBA) [YCBA]


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