Daulton Art

 

Dervish with a Cheetah, 

Mughal, 18th century

Dervish with a Cheetah

miniature painting

pigment heightened with gold on paper

10.2 x 6 cm

India, Mughal, unknown artist

18th century

framed under glass


The bearded, white-haired dervish is depicted in meditation, seated with closed eyes and crossed legs, bound with a meditation strap, leaning against a recumbent cheetah.

 



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