• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 290

    A GROUP OF MENDICANTS AROUND A TREE

    PROBABLY GULER, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF MENDICANTS AROUND A TREE
    PROBABLY GULER, CIRCA 1760
    Gouache on paper, six mendicants with long straggly hair and beards wearing pink and black robes congregate at the foot of a large tree, some hold staffs, another a begging bowl and a third a leash with a small dog, behind them a silvery lake and rolling hlls, between pink borders
    Miniature 8 x 5¼in. (20.1 x 13.1cm.)


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    Literature

    Patrick Carré, Dieux, tigres et amours. Miniatures indiennes du XVe au XXe siècle, Spain, 1993, pp.104-05