This antique, opaque watercolor on paper painting captures a scene of two Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) songbirds perched on a tree branch that bears small, red fruit with a pink flowering tree in the background. This piece was fashioned with a deft hand.
Mughal Style | Company School (Kampani qalam) | This style of artwork was made by Indian artists for the British colonists and European patrons in India, and commissioned by the East India Company in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Matted and framed
Early 19th century
Width 21 Depth 1 Height 17.75 inches
Sight: Width 18 Height 14.5 inches