Merrymaking

2009.379

Merrymaking

2009.379

Description

This looks like a depiction of an aristocratic couple enjoying pleasure time with each other. They are attended by male and female attendants. There are examples of such partially painted paintings or line drawings by the artists of Patiyala and Kapurthala during the 19th century. Artists were getting exposed to European art and were influenced by the watercolor technique of western art.

Karl and Meherbai Khandalavala Collection.

Collection

Indian Paintings

Object Type

Painting

Material

Pencil and charcoal ??

Schools/Culture/Period

Kapurthala, Punjab?

Technique

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Date

Mid-19th Century CE

Location

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Dimension

17.6 x 15.5 cms.