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A Great Egret (Ardea Egretta), attributed to Gurudayal, Company School, Barrackpore (near Calcutta), circa 1802

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Estimate:

40,000 to - 60,000 GBP

A Great Egret (Ardea Egretta), attributed to Gurudayal, Company School, Barrackpore (near Calcutta), circa 1802

A Great Egret (Ardea Egretta), attributed to Gurudayal, Company School, Barrackpore (near Calcutta), circa 1802

Estimate:

40,000 to - 60,000 GBP

Lot sold:

94,500

GBP

watercolour on paper, inscribed in pencil at lower left with the Latin and common name of the bird and the Linnean classification, numbered indistinctly at lower centre, further numbered ''1819-11'' at lower right


66.7 by 44.3 cm. (26 ¼ by 17 ⅜ in.)

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George Annesley, 10th Viscount Valentia (1769-1844)
Stuart Cary Welch (1928-2008)
Niall Hobhouse, London, 1991
George McFadden, New York
Stuart Cary Welch, Room for Wonder, Indian Painting during the British Period 1760-1880, American Federation of Arts, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1978, p.59, no.18c
Niall Hobhouse et al., Indian Paintings for British Patrons 1770-1860, Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, exhibition catalogue, London, 1991, no.11
Room for Wonder, Indian Painting during the British Period 1760-1880, The Asia Society, New York; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven; The Art Institute, Detroit, 1978
Indian Paintings for British Patrons 1770-1860, Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London, 27 February-28 March 1991