(Indian, active c. 1825)
Gum tempera, gold and silver on paper
27.9 x 32.7 cm (11 x 12 7/8 in.)
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2018.152
The Raja was probably in his early teens when this picture was painted.
A young raja (king) rides a brown stallion, larger than the others in the center of the composition. The speed of his gallop is indicated by the flying ends of the Raja’s turban. A group of his horsemen turn their heads around to admire his glory, while another party riding behind him follow their king’s lead in obedience.
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