A Maharajah hunting boar with attendants Rajasthan, Devgarh?, by the artist Bhopa Nagora???, early 19th Century
Lot 175
A royal hunting party on a hillside, a prince and his entourage on horseback chasing boar with lances, attendants on foot with swords lashing at boar in the foreground Marwar, late 18th Century
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,648) inc. premium

Lot Details
A royal hunting party on a hillside, a prince and his entourage on horseback chasing boar with lances, attendants on foot with swords lashing at boar in the foreground
Marwar, late 18th Century
gouache and gold on paper, two lines of nagari script verso, in mount
227 x 355 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private Irish collection (see lot 185); a personal gift to the present owner in the early 1970s from Raja Pratap Singh of Kuchaman.

    The inscription reads as follows, identifying the prince and the most prominent of his attending courtiers behind him:
    Badnore/Kunwar Ji Shri Gaj Singh Ji...
    Kunwar Garud Singh Ji, Kunwar Jawan Singh Ji, Kunwar Nath Singh Ji
    No. 3

    A note in pencil in English on the reverse reads Artist Bhopa Nagora[?].
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