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Portrait of Shri Kumar Bhim Singh of Bikaner receiving pan at the coronation of Shri Shambhu Singh of Udaipur. Bikaner in late Jaipur style, 1861. Gouache and gold on wasli. 28.7 x 20.8cm

In the mid-19th century many Jaipuri artists migrated to Bikaner to find work resulting in a hybrid painting style in instances where the imported style was not dominant.

Published: Shanane Davis, 'The Bikaner School: Usta Artisans and Their Heritage', 2008, p.416.

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