Maharaja Jagat Singh hunting boar at the Nahar Magra Odi
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Mewar, dated 1742
Maharana Jagat Singhji kills a boar at the Nahar Magra odi; seated with him are Thakur Sirdar Singh and Baba Bharath Singh; [date] Jyestha sud 13 Samvat 1799 (circa 1742 A.D.)
Having downed one wild boar Jagat Singh takes aim at the second that stands by his mate, in the distance further pairs of playful diminutive boars within a rocky landscape around another shooting turret and a gold streaked dawn sky at the high ridgeline. Jagat is wearing formal attire and defined with a golden halo, he is joined by Thakur Sirdar Singh and Baba Bharath Singh are also in sumptuous textiles and set within the pink shooting box.
Folio: 6¼ x 10¼ in. (15.9 x 26 cm)
Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
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