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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 259

    A RAMPAGING RHINOCEROS

    PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RAMPAGING RHINOCEROS
    PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, CIRCA 1740
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, two men, one holding a spear and the other on horseback armed with a bow attempt to control a rampaging rhinoceros chasing a young man along a riverbank, between thick margins with pink and red floral sprays on yellow ground, mounted, framed and glazed
    8¼ x 5¾in. (20.9 x 14.5cm.)


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