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Maharaja Ajit Singh of Jodhpur

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Udaipur (possibly, made)
    Mewar (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1724 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.119-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Maharaja Ajit Singh of Jodhpur in a palace with several female attendants, including a musician. The painted space is compartmentalised through the inclusion of architectural features to denote space.

Place of Origin

Udaipur (possibly, made)
Mewar (possibly, made)

Date

1724 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Devanagari inscription on the reverse.

Dimensions

Height: 465 mm, Width: 295 mm, Height: 415 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 250 mm image within innermost painted borders

Object history note

IS. 90 to 128-1954 were purchased for £150, from Maggs Bros.

Descriptive line

Painting, Maharaja Ajit Singh of Jodhpur in palace with ladies, opaque watercolour on paper, Mewar or Udaipur, 1724

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted; Painted

Subjects depicted

Ruler; Women; Musician; Servants; Palace

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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