London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
Lady at her toilet
Central India, 19th century
gouache heightened with gold on paper, on a terrace in a walled courtyard by a pavillion, a lady sits having her hair combed by a maid, while another shows her reflection in a mirror, four other maidservants offer refreshments and play music, coloured borders, brown leaf with meandering vine, mounted, framed and glazed - 33x 24.5cm.
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