Rajasthan, India

Elephant goring a trussed buffalo 18th century Materials & Technique: drawings, miniatures, charcoal, opaque watercolour pencil and brush Support: paper
Dimensions: support [irreg.] 11.1 h x 17.0 w cm mount 21.6 h x 25.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift 1954
Accession No: NGA 91.1473
Subject: Animals: elephants Animals: sport
  • acquired in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, possibly from descendants of the artist, by Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson, 1927
  • 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, 1927-1953
  • 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