Lot 10: Master at the court of Umed Singh I (1770-1819). Rajasthan. Kota. Late 18th century
December 7, 2012
Cologne, GermanyLive Auction
Four paintings by a master at the court of Umed Singh I (1770-1819) depicting the story of Madhu and Malati. a) Madhu sees Malati for the first time, b) Madhu visits the king, c) Madhu smoking a pipe in the harem, and d) Madhu and Malati on a bed under a star-studded sky. Ink and colours on paper. Rajasthan. Kota. Late 18th century.
Painting 10.7 x 17.1 cm; folio 17.1 x 24.5 cm
Notes: VAT: Margin scheme
Literature: Compare paintings from this series in the Museum Rietberg Zürich, published in: Sammlung Alice Boner, Illustriertes Gesamtverzeichnis indischer Bilder, Zürich 1994, p. 71