Court of Maharaj Sher Singh

Kher Singh

Fakir Khana Museum

Fakir Khana Museum
Lahore, Pakistan

A Sikh School of Miniature's painting by the famous court painter Kher Singh of Maharajah Sher Singh's court. Kher Singh skillfully explained a story in this miniature.the expressions of the courtiers painted by the artist takes the viewer back into the history, which speaks about the murder of Maharajah Sher Singh by his courtiers.
The miniature shows Maharajah Sher Singh sitting in Naulakha Pavilion in Lahore Fort, River Ravi flowing across it along with Kamran's Summer Palace in a distance. The painting depicts that Lahore city has caught fire and is now taking over the Fort and Maharajah's throne. The angels guarding The Ruler have been sucked up by smoke. The facial expressions of the courtiers enunciates jealousy and hatred.
The artist has drawn himself painting Maharajah Sher Singh on a horse.


  • Title: Court of Maharaj Sher Singh
  • Creator: Kher Singh

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