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Creator:
Auguste Borget, 1809–1877, French
Formerly attributed to Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:

Moonlit Scene of Indian Figures and Elephants among Banyan Trees, Upper India (probably Lucknow)

Date:
ca. 1787
Medium:
Oil on Indian hardwood panel
Dimensions:
9 3/16 x 16 1/8 inches (23.3 x 41 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.250
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
banyans | elephant (animal) | figures | Indian | landscape | trees | water | water buffaloes
Associated Places:
Asia | Bharat | Lucknow | Uttar Pradesh
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39103
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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]

Imaginative Geographies (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-02-01 - 2006-08-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 34, no. 129, V2359 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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