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Maharao Umed Singh

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Kota (made)

  • Date:

    1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colonel T. G. Gayer-Anderson, CMG, DSO, and his twin brother Major R. G. Gayer- Anderson, Pasha.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Maharao Umed Singh of Kota (1771-1820) hunting tiger.

Place of Origin

Kota (made)


1770 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed and dated 1800


Height: 539 mm, Width: 943 mm, Height: 504 mm image within innermost painted border, Width: 910 mm image within innermost painted border

Object history note

From the Gayer-Anderson Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, Maharao Umed Singh of Kota hunting tiger, opaque watercolour on paper, Kota, 1770

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Cat. no. 2, figs. 37 and 38, p. 54.
Archer, W.G. Indian Painting in Bundi and Kotah


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper



Subjects depicted

Tiger; Ruler; Hunting


Paintings; Royalty; Hunting; Animals and Wildlife; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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