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Raja Anand Dev

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Jammu (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, portrait of Raja Anand Dev (ca. 1690-1715) of Bahu smoking.

Place of Origin

Jammu (made)


ca. 1700 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed in Takri [undeciphered]

'Bhim Bhup Rao Sri Karpal'
handwritten on object


Height: 185 mm maximum, Width: 122 mm maximum, Height: 157 mm image inside innermost painted border maximum, Width: 104 mm image inside innermost painted border maximum

Object history note

From the P.C. Manuk and Miss G. M. Coles collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, Raja Anand Dev of Bahu smoking, opaque watercolour on paper, Jammu, ca. 1700

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

p. 190, cat. no. 2
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; Paper; Paint


Painted; Painted

Subjects depicted

Huqqa; Ruler


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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