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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Paintings: Pre 1800: Item # 860597
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Very interesting Indian Miniature Painting of a popular subject, Baz Bahadur and Rupmati, the last king of Malwa and his HIndu courtesan (r.1555-61) before its absorption into the Moghul empire,here the lovers are hunting at night, depicted as a green-gowned woman holding lantern spotlighting group of deer with the king as an archer having just used his bow standing behind her. In background a boat on a river and also a a tiger is hunting deer, some losses to pigment overall wear, Moghul Style at Lucknow, late 18th century, 9" long by 6 1/2" high, framed, some reflection from glass. Reference: Indian Miniatures, The Ehrenfeld Collection, 1985, p. 76.