Lot 1008
  • 1008

A RAJA ON A TERRACEINDIA, KOTAH OR NATHDWARA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY | A RAJA ON A TERRACEIndia, Kotah or Nathdwara, early 19th Century

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2,000 - 3,000 USD
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Description

  • Opaque watercolor on paper heightened with gold
  • image: 10 5/8  by 16 7/8  in. (27 by 42.9 cm)
  • folio: 11 1/2  by 17 1/2  in. (29.2 by 44.5 cm)
A ruler seated against an orange bolster holding a flower in his right hand, wearing elaborate jewelry and a red turban adorned with pearls and a sarpech, and flanked by attendants. He is entertained by musicians in the foreground, the scene set against verdant foliage, a lotus pool and rolling hills in the distant background.

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, March 21 & 22, 1990, lot 163
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