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A Lesser Adjutant Stork (Leptoptilos Javanicus) in a landscape, Company School, Lucknow, circa 1775-85

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Estimate:

60,000 to - 80,000 GBP

A Lesser Adjutant Stork (Leptoptilos Javanicus) in a landscape, Company School, Lucknow, circa 1775-85

A Lesser Adjutant Stork (Leptoptilos Javanicus) in a landscape, Company School, Lucknow, circa 1775-85

Estimate:

60,000 to - 80,000 GBP

Lot sold:

100,800

GBP

pencil, pen and ink, watercolour on paper, inscribed in Latin at upper left, with further Urdu identification inscription in nasta'liq script at lower centre ''chamaradhenga'', numbered ''622'' in Urdu numerals at lower left, and ''36'' at lower right


63.8 by 47.6 cm. (25 ⅛ by 18 ¾ in.)

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Major General Claude Martin (1735-1800)
Niall Hobhouse, London
George McFadden, New York 
William Dalrymple, ed., Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company, The Wallace Collection, exhibition catalogue, London, 2019, no.22
Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company, The Wallace Collection, London, 3 December 2019 - 13 September 2020