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 25 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
A panorama in 12 folds showing the procession of the Emperor Bahadur Shah to celebrate the feast of the 'Id - 1843

[From 'Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi?, an album consisting of 89 folios containing approximately 130 paintings of views of the Mughal and pre-Mughal monuments of Delhi, as well as... Read More
 25 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
A panorama in 12 folds showing the procession of the Emperor Bahadur Shah to celebrate the feast of the 'Id - 1843

[From 'Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi?, an album consisting of 89 folios containing approximately 130 paintings of views of the Mughal and pre-Mughal monuments of Delhi, as well as... Read More
 25 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
A panorama in 12 folds showing the procession of the Emperor Bahadur Shah to celebrate the feast of the 'Id - 1843

[From 'Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi?, an album consisting of 89 folios containing approximately 130 paintings of views of the Mughal and pre-Mughal monuments of Delhi, as well as... Read More
 25 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
A panorama in 12 folds showing the procession of the Emperor Bahadur Shah to celebrate the feast of the 'Id - 1843

[From 'Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi?, an album consisting of 89 folios containing approximately 130 paintings of views of the Mughal and pre-Mughal monuments of Delhi, as well as... Read More
 25 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
A panorama in 12 folds showing the procession of the Emperor Bahadur Shah to celebrate the feast of the 'Id - 1843

[From 'Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi?, an album consisting of 89 folios containing approximately 130 paintings of views of the Mughal and pre-Mughal monuments of Delhi, as well as... Read More
 16 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Ganesha-Janani (Mother of Ganesh), 1800s
India, Calcutta
Kalighat painting, 19th century
Ink, color and silver paint on paper

Source: The Cleveland Museum of Art Read More
 8 Apr 2015 Rare Paintings
A Man on a Sedan Chair
India, Bihar, Patna, circa 1825
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor on paper; embossed paper border

Source: Los Angeles County Museum of Art Read More
 8 Apr 2015 Rare Paintings
Religious Procession: Durga
India, West Bengal, Murshidabad, circa 1800
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor on mica

Source: Los Angeles County Museum of Art Read More
 7 Apr 2015 Rare Paintings
The Brahmavarta ghat with attached temple, and other buildings including a mosque, at Bithur - 1814

Watercolour of Brahmavarta ghat at Bithur from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Cawnpore to Mohumdy Vol. IV' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marq... Read More
 4 Apr 2015 Rare Paintings
Watercolour painting on paper of Rama and Sita seated on a throne. Hanuman is dressed in shorts, a shawl and a golden crown. Behind the throne stand R?ma?s three brothers; Lak?ma?a, Shatrughna and Bharata. Each of the brothers wear a golden crown, dhoti and a shawl draped over their shoulders. On... Read More
 17 Jan 2015 Rare Paintings
A tiger hunt at Jhajjar, Delhi, ca.1855
By Ghulam Ali Khan
Delhi - 1855 ca.

A tiger hunt at Jhajjar, Punjab, is depicted. In the centre of the hunt can be seen Nawab Muhammad Abdul Rahman Khan on horseback spearing a tiger. On the horizon is a line of elephants carrying dead tigers and a deer. O... Read More
 17 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Ghulam Ali Khan and his Patron: The Mughal Prince Fakhruddin
By Jeremiah P. Losty

Two important late Mughal pictures from the hand of Ghulam ?Ali Khan, albeit probably with some studio assistance, have lately appeared on the art market. The subject of the first is a Mughal prince, iden... Read More
 17 Jan 2015 Rare Paintings
Miniature. ?Thakur Dawlat Singh Among Courtiers?
India, Delhi; c. 1825

European influence on Indian painting was tangible from the 16th century, but at the end of the 18th, it became even more pronounced. French and British tradesmen and civil servants commissioned work directly from Indian arti... Read More
 17 Jan 2015 Rare Paintings
Miniature. ?A Group of Recruits to Skinner?s Horse regiment?
India, Delhi; 1815-1816

The leaf comes from one of the famous Fraser albums, with miniatures commissioned by the two Scottish brothers William and James Fraser. The motif shows some of the Indian recruits for the Second Regiment of Ski... Read More
 17 Jan 2015 Rare Paintings
Two miniatures. ?Kala with Saber Drawn? and ?Kala in Uniform?
India, Delhi; 1815-1816

Two groups of Company paintings in particular have become famous: the c. 300 botanical and zoological studies that were commissioned by Lady Mary Impey in around 1780, and the c. 100 paintings of native troops ... Read More
 14 Dec 2014 Rare Paintings
?Thakur Dawlat Singh Among Courtiers?
India, Delhi; c. 1825
Miniature: 27.6 ? 38.5 cm

European influence on Indian painting was tangible from the 16th century, but at the end of the 18th, it became even more pronounced. French and British tradesmen and civil servants commissioned work directly f... Read More
 8 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Indra

Gouache painting on paper from a portfolio of sixty-three paintings of deities and daily life. The deity Indra sits with his consort, Indra??, on the back of their white elephant, Air?vata. This animal has four tusks, although generally it is supposed to have six, and carries in his trunk ... Read More
 1 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Three religious mendicant couples, from a volume containing thirty folios depicting castes, occupations, methods of cultivation and processions, Tanjore, ca. 1830

Painting; gouache and watercolour.

Painting, watercolour and gouache on paper from a folio of thirty Company paintings, depicting th... Read More
 1 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Four male ascetics, From a volume containing thirty folios depicting castes, occupations, methods of cultivation and procession scenes, Tanjore, ca. 1830

Painting; gouache and watercolour.

Four male ascetics:
1. A Bhairagi (Vaishnavite devotee), in a loin cloth, carrying a lota and a rosary. ... Read More
 17 May 2014 Rare Paintings
Painting; gouache on mica, This painting depicts a Pink lotus (nymphaea), Trichinopoly, ca.1860

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