Marwar painting, Kishangarh style A woman accompanied by her maid, who carries a huqqa late 18th century Place made: Kishangarh, Rajasthan, India
Materials & Technique: drawings, brush, pen, ink, opaque watercolour Support: cream wove paper
Dimensions: image 9.5 h x 9.8 w cm support 15.0 h x 11.6 w cm mount 18.1 h x 14.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift
Accession No: NGA 91.1489
Subject: Portrait: female
  • acquired in Ajmer, Jaipur or 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