Kangra painting
Lot 97
Princess admiring her own image Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Kangra, circa 1820
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£2,400 - 3,600
Auction Details
Lot Details
Princess admiring her own image
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Kangra, circa 1820
Seated on an open terrace wrapped in a transparent shawl and smoking a porcelain and gold hookah she stares at the mirror held by an attendant and another works a fly whisk from behind, and a third looks on from the edge of the composition. Black and gilt floral margins and pink border.
image: 7 ¼ x 5 ½ in. (8.4 x 14 cm), folio: 10 ½ x 8 ¼ in. (26 x 21 cm)

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  • Provenance:
    Private Collection, Canada
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