"A Raja and a nobleman offer worhsip Sri Nathji Opaque watercolor and gold on paper Nathdwara Circa 1870"
Lot 1222
A ruler visiting the shrine of Sri Nathji Nathdwara, circa 1870
Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
A ruler visiting the shrine of Sri Nathji
Nathdwara, circa 1870
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; the raja and his two attendants stand to the left directly engaging the viewer. In the foreground a poet, dances and musicians preform while temple attendants make offerings before the shrine of Shri Nathji.
Folio: 14 3/4 x 12 1/2 in. (37.5 x 31.7 cm.)

Footnotes

  • It is likely that this composition was based on a photograph owing to the frontal nature of the raja's gaze and the precise rendering of the architectural elements.

    Provenance:
    Acquired from Terry McInerney, 1997

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