Patna School, early 19th century
Dancing girls and Musicians
Two, bodycolour, one on paper watermarked: SMITH & ALLNUTT 1815
Each 20.5 x 33.5 cm
Provenance: Mrs Baldock
The Company School artists of the Patna School specialised in the depiction of everyday activities for their British patrons. The name Company School describes the unique genre which evolved as the painting styles of Western and Mughal traditions merged.