23 October 2007
MAHARAJA CHHATRA SINGH KATHIAWAR
KISHANGAR, CIRCA 1760
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, the maharaja kneels on a terrace, his arm resting on a cushion, wearing a long white robe and green turban, surrounded on each side by female attendants, one carrying a tamboura, behind them tree tops, laid down on gold-speckled blue paper on pink card, mounted glazed and framed
Miniature 7½ x 5in. (19.1 x 12.7cm.); folio 8½ x 6¼in. (21.6 x 15.9cm.)
Anon sale in these Rooms, 5 May 1977, lot 132.
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When offered previously in these Rooms the catalogue noted that there is an inscription in black nagari on the reverse that identified the sitter.
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