Current Location:
Cabinet G -> Drawer 07 (G)
Location Notes:
PDC; Cabinet G; Drawer 07

The Art of India ➔ 6th Bombay Cavalry Jacob's Horse (1888)

Artwork
Medium:
Paint on Manuscript Page
Date:
circa 2008
Dimensions:
Artworks;Frames - Height: 13.5 in;24" Width: 8.5 in;20"
Note: Matte
Description:
A rectangular painting on an old manuscript page that has various writing on it and a large intricate stamp at the top. The painting depicts a man in a green uniform with a patterned hat and a sword against a gold background. A burn/hole in the center of the top half of the page.
Historical Context:
Babulal Marotia is an Indian painter that specializes in the creation of miniature paintings. Using rare ingredients and semi-precious stones as pigments, along with precise skill, he recreates paintings that stunningly resemble those of India's bygone era. His work has been shown and awarded in the United States and internationally.