A Hindu ascetic or holy man: suspended upside down over a small fire by cords tied around his ankles. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?).
- [1880? (?)]
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The man is hanging from the branch of a large tree, surrounded by a group of onlookers
[India?], [1880? (?)]
1 painting : watercolour on card ; sheet 44.2 x 31.3 cm
Wellcome Library no. 566997i
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