Exhibitions/ Art Object

A Lady with Attendants

Artist:
Attributed to Nainsukh (active ca. 1735–78)
Date:
ca. 1775–80
Culture:
India (Pahari Hills, Kangra)
Medium:
Ink and transparent watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Image (sight): 6 5/8 x 10 1/4 in. (16.8 x 26 cm) Framed: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Subhash Kapoor, in memory of his parents, Smt Shashi Kanta and Shree Parshotam Ram Kapoor, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.359.30
Not on view
This sketch fits within the body of preparatory work by the Seu family painter Nainsukh. In particular, the facial features and the drapery conventions are elements that relate to a well-known series by him. The use of light color washes provides insight into how this artist worked toward finished paintings.
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