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A Princess Lies on a Bed Smoking a Huqqa

c. AD 1820-30

Chester Beatty Library

Chester Beatty Library

Paintings produced in Kangra, in the Himalayan foothills of Northern India, tend to emphasize love and the beauty of the female body. They do so in part through the exaggeration of the flowing contours of skirts and the use of pale, neutral colours.

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  • Title: A Princess Lies on a Bed Smoking a Huqqa
  • Date Created: c. AD 1820-30
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Location Created: Kangra, India
  • Original Source: Chester Beatty Library
  • Rights: © Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
  • Collection Number: CBL In 11B.44

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