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Creator:
Thomas Daniell, 1749–1840, British, active in India
Previously Attributed to Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:

Part of the Palace at Allahbad

Additional Title(s):

Part of the Palace of Allahabad

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite and gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 20 5/8 × 30 5/8 inches (52.4 × 77.8 cm) and Sheet: 20 1/4 × 30 3/16 inches (51.4 × 76.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Part of the Palace at Allahabad | built by the Emperor Akbar"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J51"

Watermark: very faint (Fleur-de-lys)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.288
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9199
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Douglas Fordham, Aquatint Worlds : Travel, Print, and Empire 1770-1820, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven and London, pp. 67, 68-69, figs. 47 & 48, NE2230 .F674 2019 (LC) Oversize

Elio Schenini, On the Paths of Enlightenment: The Myth of India in Western Culture, 1808-2017, Skira editore, Milano, Italy, p. 89, cat. 37, N7305 .O58 2017 (LC) (YCBA)


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