Portrait of Maharajah and Stallion
- Subject: Rajasthani Miniature Painting
- Paint Material: Opaque watercolors
- Base Material: Paper (unframed)
- Size: 4.5 in. wide X 6.5 in. tall (11.5 cms X 16.5 cms)
- Age: Modern Handmade Art
- Country of origin: India
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Make an impression with this traditional Indian Rajasthani miniature painting which reflects the royal status and authority of a Maharajah riding his stallion.
His earthly wealth is implied by the magnificence of his dress and jewellry and his role as leader and warrior by the embellished weapon. The halo around his head indicates his elevated status. The flower he holds suggests his cultural sensitivity.
Horses were important assets for the warrior-kings of India, and to own fine steeds was a mark of wealth and good taste. This image of a powerful horse with extensive ornamental coverings further celebrates and demonstrates the authority of the Rajasthani rulers.
Rajasthani artwork continue to captivate the viewer for their outstanding beauty and unique features—from the incredibly intricate designs to the rich variety of inks and colors. You’ll be amazed by the level of intricacy in such a small amount of space. And whether it’s for your wall, mantle or even your desk, it’s sure to bring delight. So acquire it today.