A sadhu standing in a landscape, wearing a tiger skin and carrying a morchal Kishangarh, circa 1760
gouache on paper, framed 247 x 155 mm.
Provenance: Collection of the late Linda York Leach (1942-2006).
For a comparative portrait of a holy man from the collection of Dr. Alvin O. Bellak, see H. Hodgkin & T. McInerney, Indian Drawing, London 1983, no. 13. See also: The Stuart Cary Welch Collection: Arts of India, Sotheby's, London, 31st May 2011, lot 123. For a 20th Century photographic portrait see A. Topsfield (ed.), In the Realm of Gods and Kings, London 2004, no. 84.