Three Noblemen in Procession on an Elephant

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper | 47.6cm | c. 1790

Painting by Venkatchellum

This painting of a royal procession is attributed to Venkatchellam, court painter to Mir Nizam 'Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II (r. 1762–1803), the Nizam of Hyderabad. While the landscape and background are only sketchily indicated, the men seated in the palan...
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