Prince with Four Attendants Sri Prathi Singh of Ratlam, late 18th–early 19th century. Indian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Mrs. Peter Findlay Gift, 1979 (1979.12.1) #mustache #movember
Desvarati Ragini: Folio from a ragamala series (Garland of Musical Modes), 1605–06. India (Rajasthan, Bikaner). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Kronos Collections, 1987 (1987.417.2) | This work is featured in “Ragamala Picturing Sound” on view through December 14, 2014.
1825. Maharana Bhim Singh seated on a Rajasthan breed horse. A halo around his head indiicates his power as in Mughal Islamic portraits. The crescent moon just above his head is likely meant to associate him with his native Hindu god Shiva. Mewar, Rajasthan, India.