• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 457

    PORTRAIT OF A LADY, SIGNED BY NATHU, BIKANER, CIRCA 1700

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    PORTRAIT OF A LADY, SIGNED BY NATHU, BIKANER, CIRCA 1700
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, wearing deep orange trousers and holding a pink flower in one hand and a spinner in the other, standing against a pale blue background, with orange sky and birds above, inscribed in Devangari and persian to verso "Painted by Nathu Samvat 1751 (1694)" - 5 7/8 x 3 7/8in (14.8 x 9.7cm)


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    Private US collection