Archer, Mildred
March 1989
Marg: A Magazine of the Arts;1989, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p1
The article examines Indian print artists from seventeenth to eighteenth centuries. Mezzotint engravings by Richard Earlom provide a record of events, which John Zoffanny, a portrait painter witnessed in the country between 1784-1788. Portrait painter Arthur William Devis made a series of oil paintings of muslin, cotton and carpet weavers in 1784. While Charles Gold is traveling with a detachment of the Royal Artillery between 1791 and 1798, he created drawings of local people whom met on the way such as villagers going about their work and women pounding rice.


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