12 juillet 2019

The procession of the Emperor Akbar Shah II through Delhi, Delhi, India, circa 1825

Lot 146. The procession of the Emperor Akbar Shah II through Delhi, Delhi, India, circa 1825; 75 x 6 3/8 ins. (190.5 x 16.3 cm. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 131,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Opaque pigments and gold on paper, the various participants in the procession identified below in nasta'liq in ink with English pencil translations, plain cream back, constructed from three sheets of paper. Exhibited: Château de Fontainebleau,... [Lire la suite]