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Maharaja Ajit Singh of Jodhpur

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

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

  • Date:

    1724 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


1724 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Devanagari inscription on the reverse.


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


Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint; Paper


Painted; Painted

Subjects depicted

Ruler; Women; Musician; Servants; Palace


Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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