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Rathor noblemen in durbar

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  • Description

    Gazing regally upward, a Thakur or chief of the Rathor clan receives another nobleman in a durbar assembly on a terrace. The courtiers are ranged in symmetrical facing rows with their shields and swords. The unidentified main figure may be Kumar (Prince) Bakhat Singh of Junia in central Rajasthan.

  • Details

    Associated place
    AsiaIndiawest IndiaRajasthan Jodhpur (place of creation)
    1750 - 1760
    Material and technique
    gouache with gold on paper
    frame 57.1 x 43.1 cm (height x width)
    painting 45.4 x 31 cm (height x width)
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    Credit line
    Lent by Howard Hodgkin.
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  • Further reading

    Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2nd February-22nd April 2012, Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin, Andrew Topsfield, ed. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2012), no. 103 on p. 240, illus. p. 241

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