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Raja Todar Mal

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kangra (possibly, made)
    Chamba (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    second half 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.9:21-1912

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, opaque watercolour on paper, a portrait of Raja Todar Mal. 21st page in an album (numbered and viewed from right to left), containing paintings, miniatures of Rajput, Mughal and other rulers, all identified in Persian at the top, and most with English at the bottom in a late 19th century hand.

Place of Origin

Kangra (possibly, made)
Chamba (possibly, made)

Date

second half 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Each page, including this one, is identified in Persian at the top, and most with English at the bottom in a late 19th century hand.

Object history note

The album previously belonged to Lawrence Sulivan.

Descriptive line

Painting, album page, Raja Todar Mal, probably Kangra or Chamba, second half 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Ruler

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Portraits; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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