Kangra, Sikh period, circa 1850 Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; under a cusped niche the couple making love on an open terrace with various refreshments and drinks scattered on the pale yellow carpet. Image: 7 x 5 in. (17.8 x 12.7 cm.); Folio: 10 1/4 x 8 in. (26 x 20.3 cm.)
For related compositions formerly in the Carter Burden Collection, see Sotheby's, New York, March 27, 1991, lot 110.
Provenance: Collection of Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy (1887-1947)
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