RAJA GOVARDHAN CHAND OF GULER (1741-73)
Bilaspur, circa 1750
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, the raja seated on a terrace smoking a hookah, behind him stands a servant with a peacock feather fan and kerchief, in front of him a chodbar with silver stick, black rule margin, red leaf, margin reinforced on reverse, mounted
Folio 9¼ x 7¾in. (23.5 x 19.4cm.); miniature 9 7/8 x 6½in. (20 x 16.7cm.)
Thakur Ishwari Narain Singh, Udaipur, March 1954
Mildred Archer, Indian paintings from Court, Town and Country, London, 1970, pl.20.
W.G. Archer, Indian Paintings from the Punjab Hills, London, 1973, Kahlur no.38, p.182
W.G. Archer, Visions of Courtly India, London and New York, 1976, no.37, pp.66-7
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