Maharaja Pratap Singh of Sawar on a Horse by Unknown Artist

Pratap Singh (reigned 1668-1706) was one of the most active patrons among its rulers.

Details

Medium:
Gouache on paper
Dimensions:
44 x 60 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,125 ( Total: £12,500)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Indar Pasricha Fine Arts

Typical of late 17th to early 18th century painting at Sawar, a small Rajput kingdom in the Ajmer region. The composition is unusual for its large size. Sawar School, Rajasthan, India.

Provenance

Sotheby's, 1978; Sotheby's New York, 1991.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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