Rao Shiv Singh’s granddaughter was married to Maharaja Pratap Singh of Jaipur (CMA 2011.207).
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
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Rajput Kingdom of Jodhpur
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