• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 185

    A painting of a young prince visiting an ascetic

    INDIA, LUCKNOW OR FAIZABAD, MUGHAL PERIOD, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A painting of a young prince visiting an ascetic
    India, Lucknow or Faizabad, Mughal period, 18th century
    The prince in deep orange and gold robes seated with folded hands before a bearded ascetic on a parapet, two attendants holding offerings and a peacock fan standing to the right, backed by trees and a silvery lake, a rich gold and orange sun setting over mountains in the distance, all surrounded by blue and gold borders
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    8¼ x 8½ in. (21 x 21.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired at Christie's London, 18 October 2001, lot 420


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Private West Coast Collector