T his October, Sotheby’s will hold the first auction dedicated solely to Company School Paintings, the work of Indian master artists who were commissioned by East India Company officials in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Ranging in their subject matter from individual animal and human studies to complex architectural panoramas, together the remarkable corpus of paintings encapsulates on paper the rich fauna, flora and architecture of the Subcontinent. The works in the auction are being offered by the American collector and esteemed art dealer Carlton C. Rochell, Jr.
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|Friday 22 October||09.00-16.30 BST|
|Saturday 23 October||12.00-17.00 BST|
|Sunday 24 October||12.00-17.00 BST|
|Monday 25 October||09.00-16.30 BST|
|Tuesday 26 October||09.00-16.30 BST|