Illustration to a Pancatantra series (?), Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Mewar, Circa 1690-1700
Lot 125
Illustration to a Panchakhyana series Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Mewar, Circa 1690-1700
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£1,800 - 3,000
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Lot Details
Illustration to a Panchakhyana series
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Mewar, Circa 1690-1700
The ruler in the upper chamber is engaged in discourse with two courtiers, to the right and below, two further pairs courtier are engaged in discussions, another ruler at the bottom dispatches two courtiers.
image: 8 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. (22.2 x 18.5 cm), folio: 10 ¼ x 8 ½ in. (26 x 19 cm)

Footnotes

  • Compare with another page from the series formerly in the Elvira and Gursharan Sidhu collection now in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (M.90.160.2)

    Provenance:
    Private Collection
    Acquired from Doris Wiener in 1980s
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