An old Hindu ascetic or holy man: standing, with left arm raised above his head, and overgrown fingernails. Gouache painting, ca. 1880 (?).
- [1880? (?)]
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The man has long hair and a long grey beard; his body is smeared with ash and his forehead is decorated with three horizontal lines and a dot; he wears a saffron robe fastened around his chest and a strand of beads around his neck; he carries a staff and a cloth bundle
Fakeer doing penance
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1880? (?)]
1 painting : gouache, with watercolour ; image and border 16.5 x 10.7 cm
Wellcome Library no. 566946i