Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Sir Charles D'Oyly, 1781–1845, British, active in India

Printed by The Behar Amateur Lithographic Press, 1781–1845, British, active in India

Title:
A Samporea or Snake Catcher
Date:
undated
Medium:
Chromolithograph on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 15/16 x 5 15/16 inches (25.3 x 15.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Lettered, in black ink, lower left: "C D'Oyly delt."; lower center: "A SAMPOREA or SNAKE-CATCHER."; lower right: "Behar Li"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1256
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
snake | animal art | snake charmer | baskets | hookah | viewers | bamboo | arches | pavilion (garden structure) | Indian | tiles | drapery | genre subject | trees
Associated Places:
India
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49979