Worship of Brijnathji and Svamini (recto); Equestrian Portrait (verso)
India (Rajasthan, Kotah)
Ink and transparent watercolor on paper
Image (sight): 6 x 4 1/2 in. (15.2 x 11.4 cm)
Gift of Subhash Kapoor, in memory of his parents, Smt Shashi Kanta and Shree Parshotam Ram Kapoor, 2008
Not on view
This portrait in the guise of a warrior riding into battle is part of a well-established genre characterized by the rearing bejeweled horse and the groom. The Kotah court nobility frequently chose to have themselves represented in this mode.
Possibly Shri Parshotam Ram Kapoor , Jalandhar and New Delhi, India; Subhash Kapoor , New York (until 2008; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living Line: Selected Indian Drawings from the Subhash Kapoor Gift," March 25, 2009–September 7, 2009.
Artist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris) Date: ca. 1874Medium: Oil colors freely mixed with turpentine, with traces of watercolor and pastel over pen-and-ink drawing on cream-colored wove paper, laid down on bristol board and mounted on canvasAccession: 29.160.26On view in:Gallery 816