The Grand Master or the Adventures of Qui Hi? in HIndostan
- Additional Title(s):
Strange Figures near the Cave of Elephanta, Bombay: Three Groups of Caricature Portraits, Some Wearing Horns
- Watercolor with pen and red-brown and gray ink, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
- Sheet: 5 x 8 inches (12.7 x 20.3 cm)
Inscribed in pen and red-brown ink, upper left: "AUSPICIO - REGIS."; in dark gray ink, upper right: "ET. SENATUS ANGELIA."; in pen and red-brown ink, lower center: "STRANGE FIGURES NEAR ('near' underlined) THE CAVE OF ELEPHANTA. 1814 --- BOMBAY."; in graphite, lower right: "[illegible words]"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "plate at p 252 of | Adventures of Qui Hi"
Watermark: [similar to Heawood 3250 or 3251]; Paul Mellon collector's mark
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- elderly | genre subject | horns | men | satire | youth
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Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British, The Grand Master or the Adventures of Qui Hi? in HIndostan, 1814
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