Portrait of Amar Singh II of Mewar by Unknown Artist

Depicts a rajastani ruler almost in profile.

Details

Medium:
Opaque watercolour on cotton
Dimensions:
213 x 127 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £22,500)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Spink & Son

He holds a sword in his right hand. His left hand is raised and holds a flower. His robe is splashed with orange paint to suggest that he has been participating in the Holi festival.

Provenance

Formerly in the Udaipur Royal Collection

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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