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COURT SCENE OF A KING
Title COURT SCENE OF A KING
Title2 CHAKRAVARTI RAJA PRITHU AND OTHERS
Museum Name Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
Object Type Miniature Painting
Main Material Paper
Country INDIA
Provenance INDIA
Origin Place PAHADI
Style KANGRA
School PAHADI
Period / Year of Work LATE 18TH CENTURY (1750 CIRCA)
Dimensions 28.0 L X 17.1 W
Detailed Description This painting shows "Chakravarti Raja Prithu and other Rajas". Raja Prithu urges other Rajas to ensure that the people of their kingdom worship Narayana and follows the path of dharma. It is an illustration to the fourth Skanda of Bhagavata Purana.
Brief Description Miniature painting in mixed Basholi and Kangra style. Court scene of a king :- A Raja seated on the throne with a bolster at his back putting his left hand on the kattar handle. Five nobles seated before him, an attendant standing behind them holding a staff in his hands. Plain blue band around the painting.