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PORTRAIT OF RAJA RAJ SINGH
Title PORTRAIT OF RAJA RAJ SINGH
Museum Name Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
Object Type Miniature Painting
Main Material Paper
Country INDIA
Provenance GULER , INDIA
Origin Place GULER
Style PAHADI
School PAHADI
Period / Year of Work EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Dimensions 15.8 L X 9.9 W , 18.8 L X 13.9 W
Detailed Description This painting is the portrait of Raja Raj Singh, son of Raja V(B)ikram Singh, seated on a free carpet having a floral design. He wears a white Angarkha with floral design and matching turban with a plain waist cloth. He has the religious mark on forehead, a long tilak.This painting has a great resemblance to the one available in the National Museum, Delhi, where in the king is shown smoking a hukkah. The Salar Jung Museum portrait can also compared with the painting in Chandiragh museum, where Raj Singh is shown along wit his son an elephant. The Salar Jung Museum portrait can dated to early 18th century.
Brief Description Painting depicting a bearded Prince (PORTRAIT OF RAJA RAJ SINGH) seated against a bolster on a carpet.