• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 891

    A painting of a Muslim Nobleman and his Wife

    SOUTH INDIA, TANJORE, 1800-1810

    Price Realised  

    A painting of a Muslim Nobleman and his Wife
    South India, Tanjore, 1800-1810
    The nobleman standing at left wearing a long white muslin jama tied with a patka, a gold embroidered coat and matching turban, holding a sword in its velvet scabbard; his wife seated at right wearing gold pajamas, blouse and slippers beneath a sheer white muslin sari with an embroidered dupatta, both in a grassy landscape beneath a bright sky with low buildings and palm trees in the distance
    Opaque watercolor and gold on wasli
    14 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (37.9 x 27.7 cm.)


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