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A PORTRAIT OF MAHARANA JAWAN SINGH (R. 1828-1838)
UDAIPUR, MEWAR, NORTH INDIA, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, facing left, haloed, wearing a richly adorned turban with bejewelled sarpech and turban band, wearing a large necklace and an intricately tied orange sash around his waist and thrown over his right shoulder, his left hand holding a floral twig, his left a huqqa mouth piece, a blue and white tiled balustrade below, between wide yellow borders with black and green rules, two lines of devanagari script in black ink below, the reverse with one line of devanagari script in black ink
The painting 6⅝ x 9⅝in. (16.8 x 24.5cm.); the folio 9¼ x 12⅞in. (23.5 x 32.2cm.)
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