Udaipur 19th century
Lot 248
A prince standing facing left, armed with sword, shield and khatar Rajasthan, Sawar, early 18th Century
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 9,795) inc. premium

Lot Details
A prince standing facing left, armed with sword, shield and khatar
Rajasthan, Sawar, early 18th Century
pen and ink with touches of watercolour on paper, framed
410 x 297 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Collection of the late Linda York Leach (1942-2006).

    Sawar was a city in the state of Ajmer, a politically important region for the Mughals. Ajmer borders on Amber, Bundi, Kotah and Mewar and was much influenced by these Rajasthani schools.

    For comparison see:
    H. Hodgkin & T. McInerney, Indian Drawing, London 1983, no.32.
    A. Topsfield & M. C. Beach, Indian Paintings and Drawings from the collection of Howard Hodgkin, New York and London 1991 & 1992, nos. 23 & 24.
    A. Topsfield, Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin, Oxford 2012, nos. 90 & 91.
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