Lot 1009
  • 1009

MAHARANA SARDAR SINGH RIDING AN ELEPHANTINDIA, DEVGARH, CIRCA 1840 | MAHARANA SARDAR SINGH RIDING AN ELEPHANTIndia, Devgarh, circa 1840

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  • Opaque watercolor on paper heightened with gold 
  • image: 8 3/8  by 5 3/4  in. (21.3 by 14.6 cm)
  • folio: 13  by 9 3/8  in. (33 by 23.8 cm)
Maharana Sardar Singh (r. 1838-1842) holding lotus blossoms as he rides an elephant, accompanied by his retinue.  For another painting of the Maharana killing a boar, see National Gallery of Victoria (accession number: AS293 -1980). For further reference see Andrew Topsfield, Paintings from Rajasthan, Melbourne, 1980, p. 156 and Andrew Topsfield, Court Paintings at Udaipur, Artibus Asiae Sup 44, 2008, p. 252-53.
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