The Art of India ➔ 6th Bombay Cavalry Jacob's Horse (1888)
Medium:Paint on Manuscript Page
Height: 13.5 in;24"
Width: 8.5 in;20"
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.
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.