Portrait of a Man
Opaque watercolor on paper
with frame: 21 1/4 x 17 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (54 x 43.8 x 3.2 cm)
image: 9 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (24.2 x 17.5 cm) (show scale)
On reverse, in English, in pencil:
"Sketch Amir of Ka..." (name difficult to read) and date: 1832.
Dealer who sold the painting to donor read the inscription as identifying Shaykh Muhammad Amir Karriya as the artist. Shaykh Muhammad Amir Karriya was a very accomplished Calcutta painter active between 1820 and 1860, best known for his horse-and-groom portraits made for British clients.
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Bequest of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner
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Portrait of a Man, 19th century. Opaque watercolor on paper, with frame: 21 1/4 x 17 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (54 x 43.8 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner, 2010.48.60 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2010.48.60_PS4.jpg)
overall, 2010.48.60_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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