C1788

A View of part of the Palace of the Late Nabob Suja ul Dowla at Fizabad.

Faizabad had been the capital of Oudh under the Nawab, Shuja-ud-Daula who ruled between 1754-75. His son abandoned the palace when he decided to shift the capital from Faizabad back to Lucknow. It was later to be the centre of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

A View of part of the Palace of the Late Nabob Suja ul Dowla at Fizabad.

Date:

C1788

Condition:

Slight marking on right hand side and in lower right title area.

Technique:

Original aquatint printed in sepia.

Image Size: 

455mm 
x 290mm
AUTHENTICITY
A View of part of the Palace of the Late Nabob Suja ul Dowla at Fizabad. - Antique View from 1788

Genuine antique
dated:

1788

Description:

Faizabad had been the capital of Oudh under the Nawab, Shuja-ud-Daula who ruled between 1754-75. His son abandoned the palace when he decided to shift the capital from Faizabad back to Lucknow. It was later to be the centre of many battles of the Mutiny of 1857.

Reference: EVOI pg 97-100 ill pg 99 TIA II 416-37 SSIT pg 44-44 ill fig. 16,17,

 

 

William Hodges (1744 - 1797)

William Hodges was born in London, the only son of Ann and Charles Hodges, a blacksmith of St. James's Market London. They encouraged their son's talent for drawing and placed him in William Shipley's drawing school at Castle Court in the Strand. Joining Richard Wilson as an apprentice in 1758, he was required to assist his master 'in dead colouring and the forwarding of pictures'. A short period of study under Wilson and Cipriani at the Duke of Richmond's Gallery developed his style for classical composition. He was appointed artist on the Resolution and left Plymouth on 13 July 1772 and returned on 29 July 1775.

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