• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 182

    A painting of an evening concert

    INDIA, MUGHAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1650-70

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    A painting of an evening concert
    India, Mughal period, circa 1650-70
    Depicting three women seated on a yellow brocade rug to the left, with a seated attendant pouring wine in the foreground and another standing behind them, watching two boys dancing to the accompaniment of five female musicians standing at right, all on an outdoor marble pavilion with a lake in the background, animals and buildings visible in the distance under a moonlit sky
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    6¼ x 9¼ in. (26 x 23.6 cm.), painting
    7 3/8 x 10¼ in. (18.7 x 26.1 cm.), folio


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