This miniature depicts the celebration of the food festival (chhapan bhog) organised by Raja Chhatarsal 1st (installed in 1758), in honour of the Lord Brijnath Ji. It is set in the Chhatarvilas Palace of Kotah.
Chhatarsal of Kotah is also depicted in a miniature in the collection of Kunvar Sangram Singh of Nawalgarh, which is dated 1764 (Milo Cleveland Beach, Rajput Painting at Bundi and Kota, 1974, Fig. 89). Another, circa 1760, is in the Severance Millikan Collection, Cleveland (Beach, op. cit., fig. 82).