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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 257

    Aurangzeb visiting a sage

    INDIA, DECCAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    Aurangzeb visiting a sage
    India, Deccan, late 18th century
    The king and his son making offerings and receiving blessings from the sage seated at the opening of a cave, with their steeds and attendants in the foreground, the palace walls visible in the distance between the hills
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    9½ x 5¼ in. (24 x 13.3 cm.)


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