• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 512

    A LARGE ISARDA OR KOTAH PREPATORY DRAWING OF THE TAMING OF AN ELEPHANT, INDIA, CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

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    A LARGE ISARDA OR KOTAH PREPATORY DRAWING OF THE TAMING OF AN ELEPHANT, INDIA, CIRCA 1720
    Ink and gouache on paper, depicting a large elephant with ankles tethered facing a series of armed men attacking and fleeing the beast, touches of colour to the elephants head, mounted and framed - 20 x 27 1/2in (50.5 x 70cm)


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