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Dancer from the Shangha-Valley (Himalaya's)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    As2006,Drg.16

  • Title (series)

    • Dancer from the Shangha-Valley (Himalaya's)
  • Description

    Drawing; from a collection of sixty-one: "Dancer from the Sangha-Valley (Himalaya's)". Young adult female wearing costume, necklace, ear-rings, head-gear and elaborate jewellery.
    Chalk and crayon.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1959
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 65 centimetres
    • Width: 50 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Content

        Lily Eversdyk Smulders:
        Dancer from the Sangha-Valley (Himalaya's)
  • Curator's comments

    Lily Eversdijk-Smulders (1903-1994), portrait painter and lawyer.
    She obtained her degree of Doctor of Law at the University of Leiden, Holland. After few years as a lawyer, she decided to dedicate herself to the arts. She travelled to Bali, Japan, China, all of West Asia, the Sahara desert, Central Africa, India and South America. She always travelled alone and mingled with the crowd in the countries she visited.
    Through a curious set of circumstances, was adopted as a daughter by a Tibetan Redcap lama. Her book, Enigmatic Tibet published by Vantage Press Inc. New York, 1971, tells the story.

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  • Condition

    Both drawing and paper are in good condition, the drawing is kept in a polyester pocket and housed in a box.

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1995 (24th January)

  • Acquisition notes

    The collection of sixty-one drawings from Asia, Africa and South America, were left to the department in the artist's will and after her death in 1994, they were presented to the BM on 24th January 1995 by Ms Ella Andriesse.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    As2006,Drg.16

  • Additional IDs

    • As2006-Drg16-Eve
Drawing; from a collection of sixty-one: "Dancer from the Sangha-Valley (Himalaya's)". Young adult female wearing costume, necklace, ear-rings, head-gear and elaborate jewellery. 
Chalk and crayon.

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