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Lot 18 (Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020)

AN EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF A RULER PROPERTY OF THE LATE BRUNO CARUSO (1927 - 2018) COLLECTION
Northern India, first half 20th century

AN EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF A RULER
PROPERTY OF THE LATE BRUNO CARUSO (1927 - 2018) COLLECTION
Northern India, first half 20th century

Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the vertical composition depicting a sturdy nobleman riding a chestnut steed whilst holding a long spear, preceded by two foot attendants, one holding a ceremonial soonta (mace) and the latter with a Western-inspired rifle, the verso with an inscription in black ink Devanagari script 'Raja Bansingh Ji', 28.5cm x 20cm.

Sold for £200


 

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