AN EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF MAHARAJA PRITHVI SINGH, NORTH INDIA, RAJASTHAN, MEWAR, 19TH CENTURY
gouache heightened with gold on paper
43.2 by 31.6cm.
Rubbing and abrasions to the surface, minor losses and traces of folds, minor areas of restorations and flaking, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Ex-collection Henry Wilson (d.2017).
Henry Wilson was a renowned photographer and designer based in London. After falling in love with the Indian subcontinent following his first trip there, he devoted his life to recording and celebrating its beauty. His home was decorated with furniture and artworks from Rajasthan and the Deccan.