A Pipe-Bearer, attendant on the Mandarin of Turon, Cochin China
- Art Funded
- 36 x 20 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £1,000 (Total: £1,000)
William Alexander was one of several artists who took part in Lord Macartney Embassy to the Chinese Emperor Ch'ien-Lung, 1792-3 - the 1st attempt by Britain to establish diplomatic relations.
This picture, is one of a long series, made at various stages in the journey.
The Earl of Macartney