Gum tempera and gold on paper
Page: 27.7 x 23.8 cm (10 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.); Miniature: 21.9 x 18.1 cm (8 5/8 x 7 1/8 in.)
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2018.164
The prince has tucked a bottle of perfume in his sash next to the dagger.
This painting commemorates the nearly 600-kilometer journey of Mathu Singh on horseback from the tiny principality of Jatoli in eastern Rajasthan to Udaipur, capital of the powerful Mewar Kingdom. The young prince wears a white transparent muslin, and his stallion rears on his hind legs, marking the beginning of the ride. A heedful royal servant gently waves a fly-whisk, which indicates the rider’s royal status.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.