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Creator:
William Daniell, 1769–1837, British
Title:

Bramha and Nursingdara Ghat, Varanasi

Additional Title(s):

Brimhha and Nursingdara Gaut, Bunares

Date:
between 1788 and 1789
Medium:
Gray wash with graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 x 19 inches (29.5 x 48.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "Brimha & Nursingdara gaut - Benares | W. Daniell R.A"; inscribed on back, upper left: "Mellon 9925A"; upper right: "(3)18 OR | Sundar Te No. 17, Part I, Abbe(?), No 420 | 183 | No. 1 (encircled)"; center right: "96936/3/6P | P"; lower left: "Brimha Gaut-"; lower right: "1381 | no. 9 | Nursingdara Gaut-"; in brown ink, lower right: "no. 25 (crossed out) Brimha + Nursingdara Gaut Benares"

watermark: fleur-de-lis (similar to Heawood 1849)

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "Wm Daniell"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4677
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | boats | buildings | cityscape | figures | flags | genre subject | ghat | Hinduism | river | sailboats | steps | trees | walking
Associated Places:
Asia | Ganges | India | Uttar Pradesh | Varanasi
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9340
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