Portrait of officer in the Battalion Company, 13th Bombay Native Infantry by George Chinnery

Chinnery made a reputation in London as a miniaturist before proceeding in 1802 to India, and thence to Thailand, Cochin China, and China.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 x 21 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50 ( Total: £100)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Spink & Son

Apart from one brief visit to England he spent the rest of his life in the East and died in Macao, where he had resided for many years.

Venue details

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Entry details

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