Artist Thomas Daniell, English, 1749-1840
Artist William Daniell, English, 1769-1837
  • Oriental Scenery: Series I and II
Date 1795 and 1797
Dimensions sheet: 20 3/4 x 29 3/8 in.
52.7 x 74.6 cm
plate (approximate minimum):
18 3/4 x 23 3/4 in.
47.6 x 60.3 cm
plate (approximate maximum):
19 1/4 x 25 3/8 in.
48.9 x 64.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
Accession Number 69.442
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Series I, frontispiece: "Oriental Scenery. Twenty-four views of Hindoostan drawn and engraved by Thomas Daniell, and with permission respectfully dedicated to the Honorable Court of Directors of the East India Company. London. March 1, 1795." Series II, frontispiece: "Oriental Scenery. Twenty-four views in Hindoostan, from the drawings of Thomas Daniell, engraved by himself and William Daniell, and with permission respectfully dedicated to the Right Honorable Henry Dundas, one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, President of the Board of Commissioners for the affairs of India, Treasurer of the Navy."
Archer, M., "Picturesque India with the Daniells", THE CONNOISSEUR, vol 152, no 613, March 1963, pp 171-73.