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A Hindu ascetic or holy man: suspended upside down over a small fire by cords tied around his ankles. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?).

Date
[1880? (?)]

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Description

The man is hanging from the branch of a large tree, surrounded by a group of onlookers

Publication/Creation

[India?], [1880? (?)]

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour on card ; sheet 44.2 x 31.3 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566997i

Creator/production credits

The informal style of the painting, together with the European appearance of the tree and other vegetation depicted, suggest that the artist may have been European rather than Indian

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