© Galerie Zacke
A GOUACHE PAINTING OF A CONCUBINE WITH WATER PIPE
Katalognummer: AB0319-1138
Gouache painting with gold on paper
Indien, Pahari, 19th cent.

Tiny and meticulously rendered depiction of a concubine shown in the center, she is seated on a black carpet with a bloom pattern and leaning on a large golden cushion, wearing sheer silk textile on the head, bejeweled, masterly painted features, her upper body is half covered and grasped with a dash of fine erotic at the moment when she had just taken a breath from the water pipe, scene set in front of a white garden wall with freshly flowering trees growing from behind.The Pahari school was located in Punjab in Northern India;

Dimensions: SIZE (painting) 17 x 9,9 CM
Condition: Wear to the exterior of the border, good condition
Provenance: From a private German collection, subsequently in the collection of Sohel Chawla, New Delhi – Vienna

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 600
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 300

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