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Portrait of Rao Shiv Singh Chandrawat

c. 1720
Miniature: 31.8 x 22.2 cm (12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)
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Rao Shiv Singh’s granddaughter was married to Maharaja Pratap Singh of Jaipur (CMA 2011.207).

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The bust portrait of a Rajput ruler shows him wearing a blue turban with floral pattern and white garment. A costly pearl and ruby earring suggests his financial affluence. The artist has exhibited his skill in the sensitive rendering of the figure’s eyebrow and mustache.
Portrait of Rao Shiv Singh Chandrawat

Portrait of Rao Shiv Singh Chandrawat

c. 1720

Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Rajput Kingdom of Jodhpur

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