Posted on: 15 September 2013

A Raja listening to music on a terrace
Mandsaur, c. 1800

A Raja holding a rose-sprig listens to his female musicians on a terrace, while a pet dog lies nearby.

© University of Oxford - Ashmolean Museum

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looks like a Rajasthani setting.

It is definitely Rajasthani artwork.

Definitely he is enthralled by the women's music and he wants more than music from her , hence the rose - which is a token of appreciation. Am wondering about the dog ?