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An Englishman being carried in a palanquin

Indian
Colonial period
1830–35
Attributed to Shaykh Muhammad Amir (Indian)


Dimensions

Height x width: 17.8 x 24.8 cm (7 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.353

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

inscribed lower center "Palankeen Bearer"

Provenance

By 1963, Stuart Cary Welch (b. 1928 - d. 2008), Cambridge, MA and New Hampshire; May 31, 2011, Welch collection sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 129, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund