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A PRINCE AND HIS COURTESANS PLAYING HOLI
A PRINCE AND HIS COURTESANS PLAYING HOLI

JODHPUR, NORTH INDIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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A PRINCE AND HIS COURTESANS PLAYING HOLI
JODHPUR, NORTH INDIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the prince squirting coloured pigment at his courtesans with musicians in a white-walled courtyard, five lines of devanagari verses in a yellow cusped cartouche above, set in wide red margins
7½ x 4 7/8in. (19 x 12.4cm.)
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