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Painted choultry at Tanjore

Painted choultry at Tanjore

Artist: Anonymous

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1784

Shelfmark: WD630

Item number: 630

Length: 24.2

Width: 36.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour by an anonymous artist of a painted choultry at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, dated c. 1784. The image is inscribed on the front in ink: 'Painted Choultry at Tanjour.' A choultry is a Hindu caravanserai, a resting place for merchants and travellers undertaking long journeys between large towns and cities.

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