The inscription on the main cartouche reads, Maharaja Dhiraj Raj Rajendra. Inscriptions identify the standing courtiers as, Surat Ram Palivala, Nandakisor Palivala and Derogomana Lal; and the seated figures in front of maharaja as Ravladra Mandhi Hukam Chand and Sandhatu Yaram. The signature reads, kalam gobandram catera ki, (work of Gobandram Catera).
A miniature illustrating the same maharaja with two of the same courtiers was sold at Christie's South Kensington, 25 April 2002, lot 424. The artist is also known by another painting, Portrait of Maharaja Jai Singh III with his minister probably Johta Ram, inscribed and dated in Nagari 'kalam gobandram catera ki samat 1891ka' (by the painter Gobindram Catera, V.S. 1891 [1834 A.D.]). (See Sotheby's New York, 23 March 1995, lot 311).