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Boats of Bengal: Eighteenth Century Portraits by Balthazar Solvyns

Robert L. Hardgrave (Author)
Synopsis 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. First published in Calcutta in 1796 and redone for a more elaborate Paris edition, Les Hindous 1802-12, some 300 etchings, with their accompanying descriptions, provide a rich and detailed ethnographic survey of India of two hundred years ago. 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.
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About the author

Robert L. Hardgrave

Robert L Hardgrave, Jr. is the Temple Professor of the Humanities at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Bibliographic information

Title Boats of Bengal: Eighteenth Century Portraits by Balthazar Solvyns
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8173043582
length vi+134p., Plates; Bibliography.