A painting of a prince with three maidens, Mughal School, Late 18th – early 19th century

Lot number

25

Estimated price

1800
2200

Description

A painting of a prince with three maidens, Mughal School, Late 18th – early 19th century AD
A painting of a prince wearing white robes with gilt border, red turban with blue tassel, leaning against a large bolster. Both hands caressing a maiden, naked from the waist up with necklaces, bracelets and armlets, diaphanous skirt, leaning against a large bolster holding a wine jug. Behind the prince a pair of maid servants, both naked from the waist up. One holding a sitar the other a stick with small noose to the end and a parrot to the right hand. All within a small open pavilion with decorated screen and rug with geometric floral pattern. Flowering trees to the background. To the reverse lines of Arabic script

19,5 x 31 cm

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