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Creator:
Sir Charles D'Oyly, 1781–1845, British, active in India
Title:

The Summer Room in the Artist's House at Patna

Additional Title(s):

The Summer Room in the Artist's House at Patna, September 11, 1824

Date:
1824
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 × 13 1/2 inches (17.8 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, center: "For Mrs. Snow | Langton | near Blandford |drawn by her affe. Brother".

Signed and dated on verso in pen and brown ink, center: "C D'Oyly | Patna | 11th Sept 1824"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.378
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | books | chandelier | child | fire | fireplace | frames (furnishings) | furniture | genre subject | hookah | interior | leisure | lyre | music | paintings | piano | reading | rug | smoking (activity)
Associated Places:
India | Patna
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2019
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Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [p. 49], V 1699:1 (YCBA)

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 16, 19, V 1699 (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. 32, no. 95, V2359 (YCBA)


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