May 26, 2016

A noble, probably Raja Gaur Sen, receives another noble

A noble, probably Raja Gaur Sen, receives another noble

c. 1700–20

Gum tempera on paper

Page: 19.8 x 14.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.); Image: 16.4 x 14.8 cm (6 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2018.99


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The man in mauve robe wears a Mughal sash bearing embroidered flowering plants.


Two nobles dressed in royal apparel greet each other. The man in a pine green jama folds his hands in supplication to the one clad in a mauve robe. The man on the left is probably a raja, as he adorns his turban with a royal plume and raises his hand to bless the other.

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