• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 555

    A PORTRAIT OF BABUR, BIKANER, CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    A PORTRAIT OF BABUR, BIKANER, CIRCA 1740
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, shown wearing an orange robe and kneeling in an outdoor terrace with cypress trees behind, within a red border - 7.9 x 5.9in (20 x 15cm)


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    Please note that this Lot bears the stamp of the personal collection of the Maharajah of Bikaner


    Literature

    Carré, Dieux, tigres et amours, p. 41