London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
The Honourable Qadi
Ramesh Sharma, Jaipur, 20th Century
finely painted in gouache heightened with gold on paper, after the Mughal original, showing the moment when he was caught by surprise with a young man, amid panels reserved with cartouches on a ground of meandering flower tendrils, green and orange ruled borders, glazed -- 53 x 34.5cm.
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The Mughal original can be found in the Sa'di's Gulistam manuscript, illustrated in Treasures of Islam, p. 166.
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