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Patna School, early 19th century

A seated lady with a hookah in a landscape

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SOLD

Watercolour, bodycolour and gum arabic

20.6 x 33.3 cm

Jerry Losty notes that this watercolour shows the influence of the lithographic portraits of Sir Charles D’Oyly, which depict ladies with their hair curling in the same fashionable way as in the present portrait.

Provenance: Mrs Baldock