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Rajasthan, India

The music lesson [The heads and hands of two ladies 3/4 face and facing inwards] mid 19th century Materials & Technique: drawings, brush, pen, ink Support: paper
Dimensions: image 12.1 h x 16.7 w cm support 14.8 h x 20.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift
Accession No: NGA 91.1485
Subject: Portrait: female
Provenance:
  • acquired in Jaipur, 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