Tiger Hunt of Ram Singh II

c. 1830–40
Location: not on view
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The drummers and horn blowers proclaim to the population that the king shot a tiger.


Set against the dramatic backdrop of the cliffs that define the landscape of the small princely kingdom of Kota, a majestic tiger has just been shot by the king. Noisemakers with a firebrand drive the tiger out of the forest, and men at the right keep bears at bay. The women and musicians in two small boats look on in admiration.
Tiger Hunt of Ram Singh II

Tiger Hunt of Ram Singh II

c. 1830–40

Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput kingdom of Kota, court of Ram Singh II (reigned 1826–66)

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