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An old Hindu ascetic or holy man: standing, with left arm raised above his head, accompanied by a young boy. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?).

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[1880? (?)]

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Description

The man has long hair and a long grey beard; he wears a saffron robe and carries a staff; the boy wears a saffron loincloth and carries a cloth bundle, a stick and a kamandal (sacred pot); both have smeared their bodies with ashes

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1880? (?)]

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour, with gouache ; sheet 13.1 x 8.9 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566814i

Creator/production credits

Possibly by the same unidentified artist as record number 566403i in this catalogue

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