Large group of 46 etchings and engravings depicting India, 19th century to early 20th century. Ten framed.
Provenance: From the collection of Frederick and Catherine Asher, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Frederick M. Asher and Catherine E. Asher were prominent scholars in the field of Art History. Both dedicated their lives to the education of students, teaching for many years as professors at the University of Minnesota. They both had a passion for South Asian art, traveling extensively throughout India, Asia, and the Middle East. Selections from their travels and careers as avid art historians are offered in this auction. Their collection includes Indian jewelry, Japanese woodblock prints, an incredible slide collection, and much more.Sight; height ranges from 4 1/2 in to 7 1/2 in; width ranges from 6 in to 9 3/4 in. Framed; height ranges from 8 1/2 in to 11 1/2 in; width ranges from 10 in to 13 3/4 in. Unframed; height ranges from 5 1/4 in to 12 in; width ranges from 7 in to 14 in.
Wear throughout including toning, discoloration, foxing, small tears and holes. Some more worn than others; see listing images. Works that are framed have not been inspected out of frame.
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