The Rich Flora and Fauna of Indian Company School Paintings

27 october | London

Discover a vivid fusion of science and art in our first ever dedicated auction to Company School Paintings. In this episode of Expert Voices, renowned writer and historian William Dalrymple introduces a range of vibrant zoological portraits and complex architectural panoramas, commissioned from Indian master artists by East India Company officials in the 18th and 19th centuries. The works in our upcoming auction ‘In An Indian Garden’ (27 October London) are being offered by the American collector and esteemed art dealer Carlton C. Rochell, Jr. and include albums commissioned by Sir Elijah and Lady Impey and works which have passed through such hands as those of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. This is a unique opportunity to discover truly great Indian artists who are only now beginning to receive their full credit.

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