Maharana Sangram Singh II Watching Elephant Combat

Maharana Sangram Singh II Watching Elephant Combat
Place Made:
India: Rajasthan, Mewar, Udaipur
Date:
c. 1725
Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper 
Dimensions:
image: 15-3/8 x 26 in. (39.1 x 66.0 cm); sheet: 17-1/2 x 28-1/8 in. (44.5 x 71.4 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Ramesh and Urmil Kapoor 
Accession Number:
P.2001.13.7 
Copyright:
© Norton Simon Museum 
Not on View
Description

One of the most popular activities at the court of Udaipur was elephant combat, as depicted in this large painting commissioned by Maharana Sangram Singh II (r. 1710-34). The elaborate composition includes several stages of a combat between two elephants, with the use of continuous narrative creating a frenzied battleground. The haloed ruler can be found in the center of the painting, standing with his entourage on top of a high wall.

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