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 6 Jul 2014 Rare Paintings
Bramha and Nursingdara Ghat, Varanasi - 1788
By William Daniell, 17691837, British

Gray wash with graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper.

Source: Yale Center for British Art Read More
 4 Jul 2014 Rare Paintings
Hilly Landscape in India - 1820
Thomas Daniell, 17491840
Oil on canvas
Signed lower left: "[T?] Daniell"

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 29 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Indian landscape with temple ruins - 1820
By Thomas Daniell, 17491840
Oil on canvas

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 29 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
View in Southern India, with a Warrior outside his Hut - 1815
By George Chinnery, 17741852, British

Oil on canvas

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 29 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Tomb of Sher Shah, Sasaram, Bihar - 1790
D. Robert, active ca. 17751800,

Oil on canvas

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 26 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Ruins of the Naurattan, Sasaram, Bihar - 1811
By Thomas Daniell, 17491840
Oil on canvas

Inscription: Signed and dated, lower right: "T Daniell | 1811"

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 26 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Tremal Naig's Choultry, Madura
By Thomas Daniell, 17491840

Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper right: "D"; inscribed in graphite, on paper, attached to mount: lower ce... Read More
 26 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Tremal Naig's Choultry, Madura - 1798

Plate18 from the second set of Thomas and William Daniell's 'Oriental Scenery'. The Pudu Mandapa is outside the east gate of the Minakshi temple at Madurai. Built by Tirumala Nayak in 1635 as a choultry or reception hall for pilgrims, it is a long hall with ... Read More
 25 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Main Entrance of the Jami Mosque, Jaunpur
1797 to 1807
Thomas Daniell, 17491840
William Daniell, 17691837

Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper

Inscribed in brown ink, verso, lower left: "N. 77 Graet Mosque at Jaunpur"

Curatorial Comment:
In 1784 Thomas Dani... Read More
 25 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Circle of William Daniell, R.A. (British, 1769-1837)
The Jama Masjid, Delhi, India
Pen and ink and watercolour

Source: Bonhams Read More
 25 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Jami Masjid, Delhi - 1811
By Thomas Daniell, 17491840
Oil on canvas

Source: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Read More
 24 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
A View of an Indian Temple said to be the Mosque of Abo-ul-Nabi, Muttra - 1827
By Thomas Daniell, 17491840
Oil on canvas

Source: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Read More
 6 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Coloured lithograph by William Hunsley of St Thomas's Mount at Madras, dated c.1830.

The mount is 11 km south of Madras and is traditionally held to be the site of the martyrdom of the apostle St Thomas. It is thought that he founded Christian communities on the west coast of India and came to M... Read More
 6 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
The Armenian Bridge, near St.Thomas's Mount, Madras - 1798

Plate 10 from the second set of Thomas and William Daniell's 'Oriental Scenery'. The old bridge on the Adyar River was originally built in 1726 by an Armenian, as recorded by a Latin inscription on it, and has been replaced by the Marmal... Read More
 17 May 2014 Rare Paintings
Dashashvamedha Ghat, Benares - 1796

Plate 16 from the first set of Thomas Daniell's 'Oriental Scenery.' Dasasvamedha Ghat is one of the five most sacred places of pilgrimage in Benares as it is believed that it was here the god Brahma performed ten ('das') horse-sacrifices ('asva-medha') for kin... Read More
 17 May 2014 Rare Paintings
Dasashvamedh Ghat and the temples just downstream, Benares - 1814

Watercolour of Varanasi's Dashashvamedh Ghat on the Ganges river from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Patna to Benares Vol. II' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marquess of Hastin... Read More
 17 May 2014 Rare Paintings
Dashashvamedh Ghat, Benares - 1834

Plate 7 from the third part of James Prinsep's 'Benares Illustrated'. Prinsep (1799-1840), an antiquary and colonial administrator was assay master at the Benares Mint between 1820-30. The lithographs published in this collection were based on his original sket... Read More
 17 May 2014 Rare Paintings
View on the Ganges
By British School

Collection: Government Art Collection Read More
 15 May 2014 Rare Paintings
Watercolour, Mosque of Aurangzeb, Ganges, Benares, William Simpson, 1864.

The watercolour depicts the Mosque of Aurangzeb and Panchganga Ghat from the Ganges.

William Simpson was born on 28 October 1823 in Glasgow. Following a seven-year apprenticeship with a specialist lithographic firm, he mo... Read More
 2 May 2014 Rare Paintings
Bare landscape with fort on hilltop; bungalow at foot of hill, Satara - 1853

Bare landscape with Satara Fort on the hilltop and a bungalow at the foot of the hill completed in water-colour by George Hutchins Bellasis (1807-1862) in 1853. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'Sattara; '53. Pic-nic B... Read More