Hindur, first quarter of the 19th century Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; Hamir receives his minister who has just arrived on horseback. Image: 8 1/8 x 12 3/8 in. (20.7 x 31.5 cm) 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (34.3 x 24 cm)
These two sequential pages (see also lot 120) share similar architectural layouts with a page from a Bhagavata Purana series in W. G. Archer, Indian Paintings from the Punjab Hills, vol. II, London, 1973, no. 8, p. 127 and a similar composition of a later series, no. 11(ii). For a larger format set attributed to Mandi, see ibid., no. 42(i), p. 273 and a page sold in our rooms, September 11, 2012, lot 91.
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