Lot 37
Two Indian Miniature Paintings
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
18th or 19th century, ink, colors, and metallics on paper, the first painting with two figures seated on a terrace, one smoking from a hookah and one playing the sitar, the second painting is of an Indian yogi seated cross-legged on raised table, he wears beads and has insignia on his forehead, before him lay ceremonial implements and a banana leaf, with a cobalt blue border, both paintings presented loose.

DOA 11 x 5/8 in.; DOA 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.

Private Collection, Rockville, Maryland

Both with wear and loss to edges; some staining to images; some loss to paint in areas; yogi painting with a section of the border with break and loss; larger painting with hole of loss to upper portion of painting.