IN AN INDIAN GARDEN: The Carlton Rochell Collection of Company School Paintings
Live Auction: 27 October 2021 • 11:00 AM BST • London

IN AN INDIAN GARDEN: The Carlton Rochell Collection of Company School Paintings 27 October 2021 • 11:00 AM BST • London

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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Exhibition Times

Friday 22 October09.00-16.30 BST
Saturday 23 October12.00-17.00 BST
Sunday 24 October12.00-17.00 BST
Monday 25 October09.00-16.30 BST
Tuesday 26 October09.00-16.30 BST

William Dalrymple on the Rich Flora and Fauna of Indian Company School Paintings

The Hybrid Brilliance of the Company School PaintingsBy William Dalrymple

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