A maiden standing at a balcony window holding a rose Golconda, 17th Century
Lot 279
A maiden standing at a balcony window holding a rose, wearing a turban and richly adorned with jewels, draped with a transparent dopatta Provincial Hyderabad, perhaps Bidar, early 18th Century
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,185) inc. premium

Lot Details
A maiden standing at a balcony window holding a rose, wearing a turban and richly adorned with jewels, draped with a transparent dopatta
Provincial Hyderabad, perhaps Bidar, early 18th Century
gouache and gold on paper, buff border, in mount
230 x 167 mm.

Footnotes

  • Bidar, the ancient Muslim capital in the Deccan, is over a hundred kilometres west of Hyderabad and is thought to have had a school of painting during the first quarter of the 18th Century. Hyderabad dominated the region but there were still wealthy patrons in the surrounding areas. For further discussion see M. Zebrowski, Deccani Painting, London 1983, pp. 231-233, pl. 204.
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