AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50

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Lot 124
AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS
PUNJAB, CIRCA 1840-50

Sold for £ 25,250 (US$ 33,521) inc. premium
AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS
PUNJAB, CIRCA 1840-50
watercolours on watermarked paper, inner and outer margin rules in red, blue and brown, most with Persian identifying inscriptions in cursive script and perhaps later ones in English in crayon (often illegible), brown leather binding with floral motifs in a North Indian or Kashmiri style
255 x 200 mm.

Footnotes

  • The rulers featured include (after beginning with Ranjit Singh and Duleep Singh), Maharani Jindan Kaur, Sher Singh, Gulab Singh and Chattar Singh. Following this are ten views of monuments, in Lahore and elsewhere. The remainder of the album consists of charming and often unusual depictions of Punjabi tradespeople: a doctor, strolling musicians, a dyer, a bhishti or waterseller, a barber, a armourer, fakirs, a trainer of dancing monkeys, and an entertainer wrestling a bear.
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AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
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AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
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AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
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AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
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AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
AN ALBUM OF SIXTY WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS OF SIKH SUBJECTS, INCLUDING MAHARAJAHS RANJIT SINGH AND DULEEP SINGH, MONUMENTS INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR, AND NUMEROUS TRADESPEOPLE AND ENTERTAINERS PUNJAB,  CIRCA 1840-50
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