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  • Place of origin:

    Jodhpur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. J.G. Gayer-Anderson C.M.G., D.S.G. and Major R.G. Gayer-Anderson.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, portrait of a young ruler riding with a groom on foot and five mounted companions; the ruler is possibly Bhau Singh.

Place of Origin

Jodhpur (made)


ca. 1830 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in devanagri on reverse; the inscription appears to refer to Prince Bhau Singh, son of Raj Singh, or possibly of Jivraj Singh. Inscribed below in Persian.


Height: 270 mm, Width: 315 mm, Height: 215 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 270 mm image within innermost painted borders

Object history note

See Rod, Annals, II, p. 1097 for the execution at Jodhpur of Jivraj and his brother Mulji Dandal in c. 1820

Descriptive line

Painting, prince on horseback, opaque watercolour on paper, Jodhpur, ca. 1830


Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint



Subjects depicted

Ruler; Groom; Equestrian


Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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