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Courtesan with wine cups on European table, by the artist Khaju Ram. Late Mughal at Delhi, circa 1815. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 14.3 x 11.5cm
The inscription below the picture reads kalam khajuraam musawar ki - from the kalam (pen) of musawar (artist) Khajuram.
Thanks to the kindness of Tarun Pant for his translation and information pertaining to it.
Inventory LC 000057
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Above: gilt detail reflecting light
Images and text © Peter Blohm