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'Champaneer, near Baroda, India. Febr. 1879'

Oil painting on paper by Marianne North of
Champaner, dated February 1879. Marianne North visited India in
1877-79 and completed over 200 paintings whilst there. In her
autobiography, 'Recollections of a happy life' of 1892, she wrote,
"The city of Champanir is a purely Moslem place, originally built
by one of the Rajput princes. The fortress on the hill above is a
wonder to soldiers. From the per…