9 - 10 February 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
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