Scene by a tank
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
Watercolour of a water tank from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Gheen to Delhi Vol. VI' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marquess of Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal and the Commander-in-Chief (r.1813-23), was accompanied by artist Sita Ram (flourished c.1810-22) to illustrate his journey from Calcutta to Delhi between 1814-15.
Idealised view of a water tank and Muslim tomb, with a Vaishnava monastery, the 'Mutt' in the right background. Inscribed below: 'Another view of the same Mutt at a distance with a Tank - in front Trees and a Musselmaun Tomb.'