Posted on: 11 March 2014

A Bairagi or Hindu Ascetic
By Captain Robert Melville Grindlay
Oil on canvas, 42 x 36 cm

A painting of an Hindu ascetic (bairagi). Grindlay served with the 7th Bombay Native Infantry from 1804 to 1820, and after he retired from India founded the banking firm of Grindlay & Company.

Collection: Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

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