A COURTESAN SEATED ON A FLORAL RED CARPET

A COURTESAN  SEATED ON A FLORAL RED CARPET
A COURTESAN  SEATED ON A FLORAL RED CARPET
A COURTESAN  SEATED ON A FLORAL RED CARPET
A COURTESAN  SEATED ON A FLORAL RED CARPET
A COURTESAN  SEATED ON A FLORAL RED CARPET

A COURTESAN SEATED ON A FLORAL RED CARPET

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A COURTESAN SEATED ON A FLORAL RED CARPET.
 

NORTH INDIA,DELHI SCHOOL,CIRCA 1860-70 PERIOD



GOUACHE HEIGHTENED WITH GOLD ON PAPER..


OVERALL PAINTING SIZE; 8 INCHES BY 6 INCHES. 20CM BY 15CM.


A VERY SKILLFUL AND DEDICATED INDIAN MINIATURE PAINTING.


PRICE POA. GBP. 


COURTESAN PORTRAITS WERE ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR SUBJECTS,PARTICULARLY IN LUCKNOW,WHERE A THRIVING MERCHANT MIDDLE CLASS BEGAN TO COMMISSION PAINTINGS THAT REFLECTED THEIR LIFESTYLE.
"COURTESANS UNDERWENT RIGOUROUS TRAINING TO ENSURE THEY WOULD PLEASE AND ENTERTAIN THEIR PATRONS. MANY BELONGED TO FAMOUS LINEAGES IN THE 19TH CENTURY AND WERE THE HIGHEST TAX BRACKETS WITH THE LARGEST INCOMES OF ANYONE IN LUCKNOW"  (MASSELOS,1997,P 216)




FOR CONDITION REPORTS,QUERIES OR ANYTHING ELSE,GDEXTERHILL@HOTMAIL.COM OR 07884091348 

 

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