Three studies of male figures, probably courtiers Kotah, circa 1830-40
pen, ink and watercolour on paper, identifying inscriptions in nagari script, framed 98 x 86 mm.
Provenance: Collection of the late Linda York Leach (1942-2006).
For similar studies, see: P. Pal and C. Glynn, The Sensuous Line: Indian Drawings from the Paul F. Walter Collection, Los Angeles 1976, no. 34; H. Hodgkin & T. McInerney, Indian Drawing, London 1983, no. 6; S. C. Welch, Gods, Thrones and Tigers: The Art of Kotah, New York 1997, figs. 13 & 14; D. Mason, B. N. Goswamy, T. McInerney, J. Seyller and E. Smart, Intimate Worlds: Indian Paintings from the Alvin O. Bellak Collection, Philadelphia 2001, no. 74; The Stuart Cary Welch Collection: Arts of India, Sotheby's, 31st May 2011, lots 35 & 38.