9 - 10 February 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,000
Agra School (circa 1800)
Four studies of the reliefs on the tombs of Mughal Emperor Shan Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal; and a companion work
the first numbered and inscribed 'No. 1/Base of the Elevation/of the Sultana's Tomb'; the second numbered and inscribed 'No. 9/No. 1 The North End of the plate which lays on the top of the Elevation/of Shan Jehaun's Tomb, namely on No. 3.'; the third numbered and inscribed 'No. 1 Base of the Elevation of Shan Jehaun's Tomb'; the fourth numbered and inscribed 'No. 2 The South End'
each watercolor and bodycolor on paper
the first 33¼ x 25¼ in. (84.5 x 64.1 cm.) (5)
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF WILLIAM & ELEANOR WOOD PRINCE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS