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Mud docks at Howrah, Calcutta.
Title Mud docks at Howrah, Calcutta.
Accession Number R2927-20
Museum Name Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata
Gallery Name Calcutta Gallery
Object Type Painting
Main Material
Medium Pen and Ink
Main Artist Sir Charles D'Oyly (1781-1845)
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data Sir Charles D'Oyly, 1781-1845, was an amateur artist of superb talent, served in India between 1803 and 1838. In spite of onerous official duties as a civilian, he utilized his leisure-hours producing artistic drawings on a variety of subjects -- custom, costumes, European life in India. D'Oyly made a great impact on the Indian painters who learnt to adapt their techniques to meet new needs.
Provenance Messrs Francis Edwards Limited in 1938.
Period / Year of Work 1833
Dimensions 28x41.9cm
Brief Description No house is visible except the portion of a ruined two-storied building. From a collection of twenty five original Pen & Ink Sketches of Calcutta.