An illustration to the Mahabharata
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Kangra, mid 19th century
A ruler receives a petition in the presence of various courtiers in an internal palace chamber, the surrounding courtyards show a mother and child engaging a courtier to speak on their behalf.
Image: 10 x 14 in. (25.3 x 35.5 cm), folio: 11 ½ x 15 ¾ in. (29.2 x 40.1 cm)