An illustration to a Bihari Sat Sai series: five noblemen seated in discussion Mewar, circa 1719

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Lot 91*
An illustration to a Bihari Sat Sai series: five noblemen seated in discussion
Mewar, circa 1719

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,600 - 3,900
An illustration to a Bihari Sat Sai series: five noblemen seated in discussion
Mewar, circa 1719
gouache and gold on paper, yellow panel at top with two lines of text in nagari script and the number 367
183 x 177 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Private German Collection.

    Published
    Ludwig Habighorst, Blumen – Bäume – Göttergärten, Koblenz 2011, p. 130, fig. 100.

    Exhibited
    Blumen – Bäume – Göttergärten, Völkerkunde-Museum, Hamburg, 17 March-27 October 2013.

    The painting depicts five nobles in discussion, each resembling Amar Singh II, before a lake crammed with lilies, waterfowl, and fish. For comparative examples, see Topsfield, Court Painting at Udaipur, Zurich 2001, pp. 143-144, no. 144. A closely related composition sold at Artcurial, Paris, 12 May 2015, lot 269. Others sold in these rooms, 6th October 2008, lot 390; Sotheby's, New York, 28th October 1991, lot 229; and Pundoles, Mumbai, 12th March 2014, lot 31.
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An illustration to a Bihari Sat Sai series: five noblemen seated in discussion Mewar, circa 1719
An illustration to a Bihari Sat Sai series: five noblemen seated in discussion Mewar, circa 1719
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