, A lion (or tiger) hunt [recto] Enlarge 1 /1
Rajasthan, India

A lion (or tiger) hunt [recto] c. 1800 Description: A lion (or tiger) hunt [recto] | An artist's sketch sheet [verso]
Materials & Technique: drawings, brush, pen, ink, pastel brush, pen, ink
Dimensions: 12.5 h x 18.5 w cm 23.6 h x 18.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift
Accession No: NGA 91.1472A
  • 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