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Creator:
Print made by Charles William Cain, 1893–1962, British
Title:

The Nautch Dancers

Additional Title(s):

The Nantch Dancers

Date:
ca. 1925
Medium:
Drypoint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
15 1/2 x 19 1/16 inches (39.3 x 48.4 cm) and 10 13/16 x 13 9/16 inches (27.5 x 34.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "P. A. C. #17730"; in brown ink, lower left: "70· 90."; in graphite, lower right: ""The Nautch Dancers."

Lettered in black ink, within image, upper left, in monogram: "CW" within larger C

Signed in brown ink, lower left: "Charles W Cain"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Judith Zlotsky
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1990.23.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balconies | costume | dance | dancers | dancing | dark | genre subject | girls | Indian | jewelry | Nautch | Nautch girls | necklaces | performance | performers | saris | shadow | skirts (garments) | smiling | stage | veils | women
Associated Places:
Asia | India
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3055
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