Maharaja Balwant Singh of Bharatpur Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Rajasthan, circa 1850
Lot 114
Maharaja Balwant Singh of Bharatpur Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Rajasthan, circa 1850
US$ 6,000 - 9,000
£3,600 - 5,400
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Maharaja Balwant Singh of Bharatpur
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Rajasthan, circa 1850
Inscribed in the top margin: Tasveer Maharaj Adhiraj Maharajshri Balwant Singh(ji)

Against a rippling green hill, the ruler turns to view the strike with his lance, dressed in an elaborate costume and turban of burgundy heightened with gold, he carries a shield on his back, dagger and a sword, his powerful stallion is afforded matching refinements to his tack and various ornamental trappings. Inscription to the narrow yellow border at the top.
image: 12 x 10 in. (31.1 x 25.1cm), folio: 13 x 10 ½ in. (33 x 26.1 cm)

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  • Provenance:
    Private Collection, Texas
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