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Two friends enjoying wine, Marwar, 1775-1800 (New Delhi, National Museum)

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Two friends enjoying wine, Marwar, 1775-1800 (New Delhi, National Museum)
Author(s): Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Miniature Painting, Rajasthan: Mewar, Bundi, Kotah, Marwar (Jodhpur), Kishangarh, Jaipur, Amber, Bikaner, etc.
paintings
miniatures
slide set
Description: The painting is Mughal in setting and in the skilful modelling of facial contours, but in other ways the indigenous tradition has prevailed. The faces are generalized, types rather than portraits of individuals, and the leaf-shaped eyes are extravagantly elongated. The colours are vivid, and the atmosphere is heavy with sensuality.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/188248
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3297

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