• Study of a Fakir (attributed to John Alefounder) -
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    Inscribed verso: Ban W?h Faquier

    Watercolour over pencil on laid paper watermarked with a fleur de lys

    24.2 by 15.8 cm, 9 ? by 6 ? inches

     

    It has been suggested that this beautiful and highly skilled drawing is the work of John Alefounder. It may relate to a series of thirty-six pictures he drew in 1788 with the intention of having them engraved.  The pictures included portraits of nawabs and `remarkable characters? as well as portraits of local people, customs and ceremonies. The scheme failed however and the engravings were never produced.

  • Study of a Boy (attributed to John Alefounder) -
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    Watercolour over pencil on laid paper watermarked with a fleur de lys

    24.2 by 15.8 cm, 9 ? by 6 ? inches

     

    It has been suggested that this beautiful and highly skilled drawing is the work of John Alefounder. It may relate to a series of thirty-six pictures he drew in 1788 with the intention of having them engraved.  The pictures included portraits of nawabs and `remarkable characters? as well as portraits of local people, customs and ceremonies. The scheme failed however and the engravings were never produced.

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