7 April 2011
A NOCTURNAL VISIT
PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, PROBABLY FAIZABAD OR LUCKNOW, CIRCA 1770
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a mounted prince wearing unusual headdress protecting him from the rain and bejewelled green robes, comes across a young lady in white robe and green veil standing on the opposite side of stream, a manservant meanwhile takes shelter under a large tree, a walled city behind them and a stormy sky above, mounted
9½ x 6¼in. (24 x 15.8cm.)
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