Jhalawar, Rajasthan, India

A lion carrying a dead buck mid 18th century Materials & Technique: drawings, brush, pen, ink, opaque watercolour Support: Paper
Dimensions: image 11.0 h x 13.0 w cm support 13.4 h x 14.8 w cm mount 13.9 h x 16.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift
Accession No: NGA 91.1550
Subject: Animals: lion
  • 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