Indian Deogarh School Awadh-Mughal style Lucknow Raja equestrian portrait watercolor and gouache on card painting with gilt embellishments, depicting a noblewoman on horseback with two attendants on a green backdrop with sliver of sky at the top, surrounded by a black and orange border. Illegible ink stamp lower right in border. Several ink stamps, Hindi writing, and pencil marks en verso. 12" H x 8 1/4" W. Circa 1730-1740. Provenance: Private Nashville, Tennessee collection, acquired 35 years ago from a California dealer. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Areas of loss, creases, 1 1/2" tear to top center. Old piece of archival tape across top of painting en verso.
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