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A MEETING OF DERVISHES
A MEETING OF DERVISHES

PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, INDIA, CIRCA 1780-1800

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A MEETING OF DERVISHES
PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, INDIA, CIRCA 1780-1800
Opaque pigments and gold on paper, seated before a hut in a densely forested landscape, fruits, vases and their crutch and axe at their feet, with gilt blue borders, the large pink cardboard margins with fine floral foliage outlined in gold, the reverse with a calligraphic panel with two lines of black nasta'liq script, with gilt and polychrome blue borders, with large floral margins, mounted as an album page, with identification inscription in French reading 48. Fakirris indiennes, very good condition, mounted
Painting 4½ x 3 1/8in. (11.6 x 8cm.); page 14 x 9 5/8in. (35.4 x 24.5cm.)

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