• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 135

    DELHI SCHOOL, CIRCA 1870

    Portrait of Tipu Sultan (c.1750-1799), small-full-length, in an interior with an odalisque

    Price Realised  

    DELHI SCHOOL, CIRCA 1870
    Portrait of Tipu Sultan (c.1750-1799), small-full-length, in an interior with an odalisque
    inscribed 'Tipu Sultan' (upper right) and with extensive Persian inscriptions (on the reverse)
    pencil, watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gold
    13¼ x 18 in. (33.5 x 46 cm.)


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