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An illustration from the Hamir Hath:Ala-uddin and Mahima hunting, Punjab Hills, India, circa 1790
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An illustration from the Hamir Hath:Ala-uddin and Mahima hunting, Punjab Hills, India, circa 1790
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illustration from the Hamir Hath:Ala-uddin and Mahima hunting, Punjab Hills, India, circa 1790
Opaque watercolour heightened with gold on paper
20 by 30 cm. (8 by 11 3/4 in.)
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Catalogue Note

The scene depicts a hunt expedition where animals are herded into an enclosure as described in Mughal records. To the left of the composition Mahima is shown hunting and to the right Ala-uddin is seen slaying a tiger that is interrupting his lovemaking. For more examples from this series and for further discussion please see Shastri, October 1915, vol.17, no.132 and Khandalavala 1958, no. 185 & 186, pp.230 & 232.

Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art including Indian Miniature Paintings

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