Maharana Ari Singhji on a boar hunt
By Kesu Ram
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, dated 1765-66
'Ranaji Shri Ari Singh ji on horse Pitambar'
'Picture of Shri Maharajadhiraj Maharana ji Shri Ari Singhji on a hunt... by the artist Kesu Ram, Samvat 1822 (circa 1765-66)'
Clearly wounded from previous blows, the enraged boar sets upon the fallen attendant and begins to gore his leg. Charging at full gallop the ruler and his royal riding partner are poised deliver the death blows. Another attendant on foot, carrying a shield and push dagger also rushes to his aid.
6 x 10 in. (15 x 25.8 cm)