Boats of Bengal: Eighteenth Century Portraits by Balthazar Solvyns

By: Robert Hardgrave

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The Flemish artist F. Balthazar Solvyns lived in Calcutta from 1791 to 1803 and produced a remarkable series of etchings portraying the people of Bengal in their life and culture. With sections on caste occupations, household servants, festivals, religious mendicants and musical instruments, Solvyns includes a portrayal of the boats of Bengal in 36 etchings. Hardgrave reproduces these prints, together with Solvyns text, and a commentary on each plate. Printed Pages: 134

Title: Boats of Bengal: Eighteenth Century Portraits by Balthazar Solvyns

Author Name: Robert Hardgrave

Categories: History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173043582

ISBN 13: 9788173043581

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 1200624

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