, Portrait of a Maratha nobleman Enlarge 1 /1
Jaipur style Rajasthan, India, Jaipur
Portrait of a Maratha nobleman [A Maratha nobleman in white standing facing right] c. 1830 Place made: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Materials & Technique: paintings, miniatures, opaque watercolour, gold Support: paper
Dimensions: image 20.5 h x 13.7 w cm border 27.8 h x 19.6 w cm mount 33.6 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift 1954
Accession No: NGA 91.1339
Subject: Portrait: male
  • Acquired in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, by Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson, 1928
  • exported from India by Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson, 1930
  • held in the collection of Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson and Major Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson, Pasha, both of The Little Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk, England, 1928-1953
  • who gave it to the Commonwealth of Australia, 1953
  • held by National Library of Australia, Canberra, after transfer from London, 1954-1991
  • transferred to the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 1991.
  • The collecting history of this painting is partial. The earliest known transaction is its acquisition by the donor in India in 1928. The National Gallery of Australia welcomes further information regarding its history of ownership prior to 1928.