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A Bairagi or Hindu Devotee

Photo credit: Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

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A painting of an Indian ascetic (bairagi). Grindlay served with the 7th Bombay Native Infantry from 1804 to 1820, and after he retired from India founded the banking firm of Grindlay & Company.

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

London

  • Date

    c.1820

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    42 x 36 cm

  • Accession number

    RAS 001.010

  • Acquisition method

    presented by Captain Robert Melville Grindlay, 1834

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