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Title

Portrait of a Maharaja

early 19th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Mewar Rajasthan India
    Date
    early 19th century
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    opaque watercolour, ink and goldleaf on paper
    Dimensions
    21.6 x 15.5 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Dr J Masselos 2021
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    116.2021
    Copyright

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  • About

    This unfinished work is a drawing for portrait of a Maharaja of Mewar in Rajasthan. Exquisite in their own right, drawings such as this give extraordinary insight into painting production in the courts of India. Most court paintings are the result of collaboration between several artists each with their own specialist skills, from facial features to drapery.