• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 787

    A painting of a dance performance

    INDIA, ISARDA, CIRCA 1630

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A painting of a dance performance
    India, Isarda, circa 1630
    A woman seated on a low bed at right watching two dancers, with three musicians at far left and an attendant at far right, all in a palace courtyard, with an inscription on verso
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    5 x 6¾ in (12.6 x 17 cm)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1969


    Exhibited

    On loan to the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, from 1969-2009 (L69.26.1)
    Indian Miniatures from Mughal to Rajput, Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi, 1972