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Balawant Singh and his retainer around a campfire
Title Balawant Singh and his retainer around a campfire
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Decorative Art
Main Material Gouache on paper
Main Artist Nainsukh
Country India
Provenance Pahari
Origin Place Pahari
Period / Year of Work C.1760 AD
Dimensions L.20.8cms, B.16.5 cms
Brief Description This painting represents a historical event. Maharaja Balawant Singh seated with his retainer around a campfire. Balawant Singh is seated with a green shawl. A lady is standing before the hut facing towards the gathering. The soft tones fabricate the majestic impression with effect of light of campfire. Lightening and the treatment of dark night give an exceptional effect in this painting.