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 28 Sep 2010 Rare Paintings
Dervishes Dancing before a Group of Muslim Divines
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, ca. 1760
India, Deccan region
Edwin Binney 3rd Collection

The small Persian inscription at the top of the painting identifies the scene: ?Ecstatic Majlis of the Shaikhs of India?. A majlis is a nocturnal... Read More