Jaipur style Rajasthan, India, Jaipur
A young prince riding a chestnut horse [A small boy prince in white riding a chestnut horse and holding its mane. He carries a spear] early 19th century Place made: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Materials & Technique: paintings, miniatures, opaque watercolour, gold Support: paper
Dimensions: image 21.9 h x 16.0 w cm mount 24.0 h x 18.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift 1954
Accession No: NGA 91.1338
Subject: Portrait: male: equestrian Royalty
  • Acquired in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India by Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson, 1928 or 1929;
  • exported from India by Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson, 1930;
  • held in the collection of Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson and Major Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson, Pasha, both of The Little Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk, England, 1928 or 1929-1953;
  • who gave it to the Commonwealth of Australia, 1953;
  • held by National Library of Australia, Canberra, after transfer from London, 1954-1991;
  • transferred to the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 1991.
  • The collecting history of this painting is partial. The earliest known transaction is its purchase by the donor in India in 1928 or 1929. The National Gallery of Australia welcomes further information regarding its history of ownership prior to 1928 or 1929.