The interior of the Taj Mahal  Company School, Delhi or Agra, circa 1805

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Lot 123
The interior of the Taj Mahal
Company School, Delhi or Agra, circa 1805

Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium
The interior of the Taj Mahal
Company School, Delhi or Agra, circa 1805
Watercolour on paper; embellished with panels of calligraphy in thuluth and naskh scripts in black ink; English and nasta'liq inscriptions at bottom .
27 x 19 in. (68.6 x 48.4 cm)

Footnotes

  • A faint pencil inscription in English erroneously identifies the scene as the Inside of the Feranghi Mahal. The nasta liq inscription along the bottom reads Plan of the interior of the holy tomb.

    Compare with another version formerly in the Crawford Collection published in Pal et al. (eds.), Romance of the Taj Mahal, Los Angeles, 1989, p.64, no.52; and another sold Sotheby's, London, 6 April 2011, lot 253.

    Provenance:
    Bonhams, London, 12 Oct 2006, lot 310
    Private Collection, Texas
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The interior of the Taj Mahal  Company School, Delhi or Agra, circa 1805
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