Princess entertained by musicians on a riverside terrace at night
Mounted within Lucknow 18th century borders.
- Opaque watercolor and gold on paper.
- India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow.
- Circa 1760-1780
- Folio: 35,3 x 22,5 cm – Painting: 19,5 x 14,7 cm
Inscription in red nasta’liq script reading: tasvirat-e majles-e chandeni / Pictures of a moonlight gathering.
Reverse with a folio from a manuscript of Jami’s ghazal written in black nasta’liq script within cloud-bands.