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Sangram Singh Ranawat hawking

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  • Description

    Sangram Singh Ranawat, a Mewar prince or nobleman, rides a well-groomed stallion on his hawking expedition. The attendants carrying his shield and weapons form a statuesque group. The leading attendant and a huntsman gesture forward, as the hawk seizes a fowl in flight and brings it to the ground (as in the previous work Maharana Amar Singh hunting sarus crane [LI118.76]).

  • Details

    Associated place
    AsiaIndiawest IndiaRajasthansouth Rajasthan Udaipur (place of creation)
    1705 - 1708
    Associated people
    Sangram Singh Ranawat of Mewar (active c. 1705 - c. 1708) (subject)
    Material and technique
    gouache with gold on paper
    frame 38.6 x 56.4 cm (height x width)
    painting 28 x 45.7 cm (height x width)
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    Lent by Howard Hodgkin.
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  • Further reading

    Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2nd February-22nd April 2012, Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin, Andrew Topsfield, ed. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2012), no. 100 on p. 234, pp. 20 & 216, illus. p. 235

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