A painting of a nobleman listening to an ascetic; Mughal, early 19th century

Lot number

16

Estimated price

600
800

Description

A painting of a nobleman listening to an ascetic; Mughal, early 19th century AD. Mounted in a modern frame.
A painting depicting a elderly nobleman wearing white robes and turban with red sash across the waist, holding a staff in the left hand. To the front a ascetic holy man, naked except for a lose green robe hanging over the left shoulder. Both figures kneeling a rug with scrolling plant motif. Border with gold flecks, panel to top and bottom with Arabic text.

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