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Social satire: two women beat a babu with sweeping brushes. Watercolour on paper. Calcutta (Kolkata), Kalighat. Circa 1770-80. 45.5 x 28cm

This painting is an example of satire in regard to the much derided “Babu culture” of the time with its wealthy but narcissistic, feckless, foppish men.

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