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Creator:
Sir Charles D'Oyly, 1781–1845, British, active in India
Title:
The Winter Room in the Artist's House at Patna
Date:
1824
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, pen and ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 13 1/2 inches (19.7 × 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 | Petra | 11th Sept 1824"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.379
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | billiard room | books | chandelier | child | fire | fireplace | frames (furnishings) | furniture | genre subject | hookah | interior | leisure | lyre | music | paintings | piano | reading | rug | smoking
Associated Places:
India | Patna
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.
Exhibition History:
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Art and Music in Britain: Four Encounters, 1730-1900 (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-10-05 - 2006-12-31)

Adapting the Eye: an archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-11 - 2011-12-31)

Publications:
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Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp.16, 18, V 1699 (YCBA)

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [p. 48], V 1699:1 (YCBA)

Pauline Rohatgi, Indian life and landscape by Western artists, paintings and drawings from the Victoria and Albert Museum, 17th to the early 20th century , Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, 2008, pp. 200,202,210-, fig. 19, N8214.5 I5 V53 2008 + (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. 96, V2359 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2020
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