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Hubert Stowitts (1892 - 1953)

Lot 311: Ammed yar Khan, Rampur lancers

Christie's

September 25, 2007
London, United Kingdom

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Hubert Stowitts (1892-1953)
Ammed yar Khan, Rampur lancers
signed and dated 'Stowitts 1929' (upper left) and inscribed as titled on the stretcher
tempera on canvas
28¾ x 23½in. (73 x 59.7cm.)

Artist or Maker

Hubert Stowitts (1892-1953)

Notes

Hubert Stowitts, the American painter and dancer, travelled for two years throughout India between 1928-1930, living with and painting portraits of a wide range of characters from all walks of Indian life, from Indian potentates to humble craftsmen which formed the basis of the exhibition Vanishing India , hosted by the Los Angeles Museum in 1931.

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