Indian Miniatures - Late 19th Century Gouache, Figures Reading
DescriptionA charming miniature gouache study probably taken from a larger book of illustrations, showing a pair of figures reading under a vibrantly depicted tree. Inscribed. On wove.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration. There are some areas of thinning to the fragile substrate and a large loss to the lower edge. With a large crease and 2cm tear to the lower right edge.
7.3 x 7cm (2.9" x 2.8")Sheet: 19.9 x 14cm (7.8" x 5.5")
From a large collection of Indian miniatures. Dating from the late 19th and early 20th century. Completed in a variety of mediums including pen, ink, gouache and watercolour.
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This beautiful collection of Indian miniatures was probably taken from original manuscripts. The subjects vary from landscape and hunting scenes to ornate court interiors. The delicate and intricate brushwork has been expertly applied to the substrate with touches of ornate gold paint.
|Date||Late 19th Century|
|Dimensions||7.3 x 7cm|
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