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A nobleman with his entourage visiting an ascetic in a rocky landscape, grooms with horses and saluki hounds in the foreground. Mughal, circa 1600

gouache on paper, gilt-sprinkled border, unframed. 168 x 97 mm. Sold for £4,800

Footnote: For comparison, see T. Falk and M. Archer, Indian Miniatures in the India Office Library, London 1981, no. 18.

Bonhams. Islamic & Indian Art, 2 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved