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Posthumous equestrian portrait of Maharana Ari Singh (r. 1761-73). Mewar, circa 1820-40. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 30.4 x 22.3cm

The inscriptions inform that the artist was Pemji, with two of the attendants named: Keso and Piro chabardar (the chawar/chauri-bearer).

With thanks to the kindness of Tarun Pant for translating the text, Prahlad Bubbar for identifying the artist

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Above: gilt detail reflecting light

Images and text © Peter Blohm