Maharana Rai Singh II with dancers and courtiers in the city palace at night. c 1755. Opaque watercolour on paper. Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Here the young ruler - identified by the nimbus of light circling his head - and his nobles are being entertained by dancers and musicians in a garden courtyard of his palace in Udaipur.
- The palaces of maharajas demonstrated their power, wealth and authority through architecture. If money was no object, what would your dream home look like and why?
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