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Painting of a Prince and a Lady on a Terrace

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Painting of a Prince and a Lady on a Terrace, India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 18th century, ink, opaque color and gold on wasli, depicting an erotic scene with lovers on a bed, refreshments and an attendant to one side, inside painted line borders, framed and glazed, sight size 9 3/4 x 6 in.

Provenance: Purchased in the U.S. in 1972 and descended in the Steig family.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Not examined out of frame, areas of paint and gilt loss, particularly at right side of pavilion and some of gilt details.


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Keywords

India, United States, Mewar, Miniature painting, Paper, Rajasthan, Wasli

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