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A LARGE EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF KUNVAR BAKHTAVAR SINGH CHUNDAWAT
A LARGE EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF KUNVAR BAKHTAVAR SINGH CHUNDAWAT
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A LARGE EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF KUNVAR BAKHTAVAR SINGH CHUNDAWAT

DEVGARH, RAJASTHAN, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1780

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A LARGE EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF KUNVAR BAKHTAVAR SINGH CHUNDAWAT
DEVGARH, RAJASTHAN, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1780
Opaque pigments heightened with silver on paper, depicted facing right on a prancing stallion, in full regalia, in thin silver margins within thin black rules, in red borders, two lines of white devanagari script above identifying the ruler, the reverse with a faint preparatory sketch of the same, old inventory or collection defaced stamp and inscriptions in black ink and pencil
16 ½ x 12in. (42 x 30.5cm.)

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Bakhtavar Singh was the younger son of Ragho Das (r.1776-1786), the eighth Rawat of Devgarh. For a comparable late eighteenth century equestrian portrait of another nobleman which sold at auction, see Christie’s, London, 5 October 2010, lot 365.

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