Ladies Watching a Cockfight
- Place Made:
- India: Rajasthan, Bundi School
- c. 1725
- Opaque watercolor on paper
- image: 10-1/4 x 7-1/4 in (26 x 18.4 cm); sheet: 11-7/8 x 9 in. (30.2 x 22.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Ramesh and Urmil Kapoor
- Accession Number:
- © Norton Simon Museum
This picture offers a glimpse into private life in the zenana (ladies’ quarters) of a Rajput palace. Two elegant ladies and several maids while away the afternoon by conducting and watching a lively cockfight, a pastime most commonly favored by men.
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