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  • Place of origin:

    Tehri Garhwal (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 - ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting a palace scene, within, a Raja, attended by musicians, outside a party encamped in tents and awnings. Within there are also ladies at windows.

Place of Origin

Tehri Garhwal (made)


ca. 1800 - ca. 1820 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 366 mm, Width: 514 mm, Height: 353 mm image inside innermost painted border, Width: 501 mm image inside innermost painted border

Object history note

Previously in the Rothenstein Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, palace scene, Mahabharata illustration, opaque watercolour on paper, Tehri Garhwal, ca. 1800-1820

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

p. 118, cat. no. 24 ii.
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper



Subjects depicted

Musicians; Palace; Women; Tents; Ruler


Royalty; Paintings; Hinduism; Religion; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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