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A dancing woman with four male musicians of south India. Gouache painting.

Date
[1815?]
Reference
728669i
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Description

All are richly dressed. The men play the flute and drum (left) and the castanet and bagpipes (right)

Publication/Creation

[1815?]

Physical description

1 painting : gouache, with indian ink and gold ; image approximately 20.5 x 26 cm

Lettering

People of Tanjore. Dancers of the temple. Worship Vishnu. Of no cast, but those from any cast who are not of strict morals dance for hire before kings and chiefs particularly at marriages and all religious ceremonies.

Creator/production credits

Attributed to a painter from Tanjore (Thanjavur)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 728669i

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