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'Buffalos of Bhownuggar. Kattiwah. India. Febr. 1879'

'Buffalos of Bhownuggar.  Kattiwah.  India.  Febr. 1879'

Artist: North, Marianne (1830-1890)

Medium: Oil on paper

Date: 1879

Shelfmark: WD3265

Item number: 3265

Length: 27.9

Width: 40.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Painting

Oil painting on paper by Marianne North depicting buffalos of Bhavnagar, dated 1879. Marianne North visited India in 1877-79 and completed over 200 paintings whilst there.

In her autobiography, 'Recollections of a happy life' of 1892, she wrote,

"There were some most extraordinary buffaloes, with overhanging foreheads, which nearly hid their eyes, and low curling horns. They were only to be found in Bhaunagar's stable, and were kept for milking."

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