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River Eel

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Provenance

Page from an album painted for the Marquis Wellesley (1760-1842) or George Annesley, 10th Viscount Valentia (1769-1844) in India, circa 1804. Album was bound, probably in England, for Lord Valentia's library. Previously in possession of Niall Hobhouse, Walpole Gallery, London.

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund

Indian, Colonial period, about 1803

Object Place

Probably Calcutta, Bengal, Eastern India

Dimensions

50.2 x 67.0 cm (19 3/4 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.40

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and metallic pigments on European paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors