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Jaipur style Rajasthan, India, Jaipur
Portrait of a Jaipur official early 19th century Place made: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Materials & Technique: drawings, matrices, ink, pencil, watercolour, paper; drawing in brush, pen, ink and opaque watercolour, the outlines pieced by pricking in preparation to pouncing Support: cream wove paper
Dimensions: image 12.9 h x 9.6 w cm support 14.6 h x 10.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift
Accession No: NGA 91.1560
Subject: Portrait: male
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