Lot n° 147
800 - 1200
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: 1 536EUR
Portrait of a man with a purple jama, Mughal... - Lot 147 - Ader
Portrait of a man with a purple jama, Mughal India, 18th century
Pigments and gold on paper depicting a full-length man facing left. He is wearing a white turban with a checkerboard pattern and a mauve jama with a white and gold sash, over gold and orange striped pants. He holds a sarpush in his right hand and is armed with a talwar in his left hand and a katar tucked into his belt. Painting mounted on album page with later double framing of gold interlacing on blue and beige paper and wide beige margin speckled with gold. On the back, annotations 72 and 72 / 27A and seal of Mirza Asaf ud-Daula dated 1182 H / 1768.
Page size 58.8 x 43 cm; painting on view: 18.1 x 10.6 cm
Chips and wear.
A Mughal Portrait of a Man in Purple Jama, India, 18th century
Private collection in Paris from 1975 to 2000 - first part (lots 120 to 173).
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