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Gouache on paper taken from a ledger, the reverse of one reading ‘Guard’s road guidance for parcels and luggage’ with ink inscriptions detailing cargo travelling by rail to Delhi from Lahore and other Indian railway stations
Late 19th Century
Size: 26.5 cm high, 19.5 cm wide – 10½ ins high, 7¾ ins wide
Erotic painting was thus influenced by the Muslim Moghal conquest, but for religious reasons there was no corresponding school of painting in the Arab world. Paintings such as these were often produced to illustrate the ancient Hindu text of the 'Karma Sutra'.
|Height||26.50 cm||(10.43 inches)|
|Width||19.50 cm||(7.68 inches)|