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Maharao Ratan Singh with courtiers

  • Description

    This is a posthumous portrait of Ratan Singh of Bundi (r.1607-1631), chief of the Hara Rajput clan, conversing with a courtier. At the end of his reign a division of the Bundi kingdom took place, creating the adjoining kingdom of Kota.

  • Details

    Associated place
    AsiaIndiawest IndiaRajasthansouth Rajasthan Kota (place of creation)
    c. 1670
    Associated people
    Ratan Singh, Maharao of Bundi (ruled 1607 - 1631) (subject)
    Material and technique
    gouache on paper
    mount 55.3 x 40.1 cm (height x width)
    painting 26 x 17.5 cm (height x width)
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    Credit line
    Purchased, 1986.
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  • Further reading

    London: Indar Pasricha Fine Arts, 1986, Paintings from the Rajput Courts, Andrew Topsfield, ed. (London: Indar Pasricha Fine Arts, 1986)


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