Prince Ram Singh of Amber at worship

Ram Singh performs his devotions in a garden setting, holding his mala (prayer-beads) under the end of his muslin shawl. The sensitive portrait is strongly Mughal in style. The central section has been enlarged later, prior to mounting in its late 17th century album border.

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Further reading

Topsfield, Andrew, Indian Paintings from Oxford Collections, Ashmolean Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum in association with the Bodleian Library, 1994), no. 18 on p. 42, p. 6, illus. p. 43

Das, Asok Kumar, ‘Court Painting for the Amber Palaces, circa 1590-1727’, Andrew Topsfield, ed., Court Painting in Rajasthan (Mumbai: Marg Publications on behalf of the National Centre for the Performing Arts, 2000), p. 48, illus. p. 48 fig. 7

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