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    Sale 12471

    Arts of India

    26 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 45

    A PORTRAIT OF A MARATHA GENERAL

    GWALIOR, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1865

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PORTRAIT OF A MARATHA GENERAL
    GWALIOR, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1865
    Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, seated cross-legged facing left, the head with a pink turban and the neck adorned with a pearl and emerald necklace, holding a sword in his left hand, the sitter identified in Urdu as Suchhman Rao Phalke, within blue and yellow borders
    Painting with border 16 5/8 x 12in. (42 x 30.5cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1991.


    Pre-Lot Text

    A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION OF INDIAN PAINTINGS