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Maharana Jawan Singh of Mewar performing puja (worship) at a shrine. Here attributed to the artist Ghasi, circa 1830. Gouache, gold and silver on wasli. 26.3 x 19.2cm
Ghasi was an artist in the Mewari royal workshop who is known for large format paintings with meticulous visual documentation of darbars some of which feature the British Governor-General of India (1828-35) Lord Bentinck; Ghasi had accompanied Bentinck on his travels, being commissioned to make line drawings of architecture which were later published in Todd's 'Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan'.
Ref: Mewar Jawan Singh Ghasi 2448
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