• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 551

    A LION HUNT, MEWAR, CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LION HUNT, MEWAR, CIRCA 1720
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting two noblemen, one firing a gun at a lion who is devouring the other, within a forested area, within a red border - 6.8 x 9.9in (17.3 x 25.3cm)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    For literature references for the following lots please see
    Carré, Patrick Dieux, tigres et amours. Miniatures indiennes du XVieme au XXieme siècle. Collection d'Oscar Leneman, Spain, 1993


    Literature

    Carré, Dieux, tigres et amours, p. 35