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A Falconer in European costume, Bundi or Kotah, mid-18th century
Estimate
8,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
209
A Falconer in European costume, Bundi or Kotah, mid-18th century
Estimate
8,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Art of Imperial India

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A Falconer in European costume, Bundi or Kotah, mid-18th century
gouache with gold on paper, narrow borders of buff paper, inscription on reverse in nagari mentioning 'farangi'
painting: 22.9 by 15.7cm.
leaf: 24.8 by 17.5cm.
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 2 June 1992, lot 333

Catalogue Note

The depiction of 'Farangis' (Europeans) in an almost lampoonish manner was popular in Rajasthani painting in the eighteenth century, especially at Bundi, Kotah and Mewar.

Art of Imperial India

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