Rajasthan early 19th century
Lot 252
Three studies of male figures, probably courtiers Kotah, circa 1830-40
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
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.

Footnotes

  • 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.
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