Monday, June 30, 2008

Jewel Tones



Maharaja Jaswant Singh of Marwar, ca. 1880, watercolor, The Brooklyn Museum.

The simple setting of this work is unusual and it has more in common with a photograph than a painting. It reflects the influence of the British on India in it's more austere setting and pose.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

wow, you've come back at least! GREAT!

Anonymous said...

Glad you're back -- your blog is a part of my morning routine -- it gives me a little happiness before I start my day.

Take care!

Unknown said...

Where can we buy high resolution digital image of this painting?

Martha Lattie said...

I would contact the Rights & Reproductions Dept. at reproductions@brooklynmuseum.org.

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