Mounted on a rearing horse, Maharana Raj Singh is accompanied by attendants on foot. This boldly coloured reinterpretation of a common Mughal portrait convention represents the Mewar ruler more as the ideal Rajput martial hero than as a closely observed individual.
Topsfield, Andrew, Indian Paintings from Oxford Collections, Ashmolean Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum in association with the Bodleian Library, 1994), no. 21 on p. 48, p. 6, p. 50 & p. 76, illus. p. 49
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