In a GardenArtist(s)IndianArtist NationalityIndian (South Asian)Object Creation Date20th centuryMedium & Supportink and opaque watercolor on paperDimensions
17 7/8 in x 19 7/8 in (45.4 cm x 50.5 cm);17 7/8 in x 19 7/8 in (45.4 cm x 50.5 cm)Credit LineGift of Harry and Rose JacobsSubject matter
A miniature depicting an interpretation of older courtly life, rendered in the tradition of Mughal and Rajput miniature paintings.Physical Description
A courtly gentleman sits on a cushion, within a garden pavilion. The man smokes his hookah. A number of female attendants look after him. One (who could also be his lover) holds a tray with objects/ utensils; another a peacock feather to fan the couple; the third a fan. The man holds a tray with cups/ chalices. Of the two attendants shown in the bottom portion, one plays a stringed instrument, and another with ducks. A fountain is shown in the foreground.Primary Object ClassificationPaintingCollection AreaAsianRights
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