Ink sketch by Gopal Sanyal of a street performer sitting with his monkeys. He holds a whip and a double-ended drum, while the monkeys, on a leash, are depicted comically in the foreground. They both wear skull-caps and one wears a skirt and blouse. The male monkey wears spectacles and smokes a cigarette and sits on an hourglass-shaped stool. The performer wears a dhoti, kurta and hat (similar to a Gandhi hat). His belongings are wrapped up in a cloth by his side along with two tin utensils. The drawing is signed and dated.
- Made in: Calcutta (probably)
- (Asia,South Asia,India,West Bengal,Calcutta)
- Height: 29.5 centimetres
- Width: 22.9 centimetres
Inscription Typesignature and date
Inscription Positionsigned at bottom right
Inscription ContentGopal /77
Inscription Commentdated in Arabic numerals
1 July 2003
Reason for treatment
Mount - Overthrow - RInlay - Slot
Acquired by Dr Sen-Gupta some time during the 1970s.
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Object reference number: RFI30865
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