• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 199

    An equestrian portrait of Maharaja Dhiraja Maharana ji Shri Jaswant Singh

    INDIA, MEWAR, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An equestrian portrait of Maharaja Dhiraja Maharana ji Shri Jaswant Singh
    India, Mewar, early 19th century
    The maharaja seated on his elegantly caprisoned steed, dressed in a white angarkha with green brocade jamas and red slippers, a yellow kammarband with matching turban, holding a spear aloft, all against a green background with an inscription giving the name of the rider against an evening sky above
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    21¼ x 16½ in. (54 x 42 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Doris Wiener Gallery, New York, before 2000


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Charles W. Banta


    Exhibited

    Indian Miniature Painting, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York, 16 March - 5 June, 1994