This Miniature Painting is of His Majesty The King Emperor, King George V at the head of a troop of 1st Duke of York's Own Lancers (Skinner's Horse). George was the only Emperor of India to attend his own Durbar, where he appeared before his Indian subjects wearing the Imperial Crown of India. This is the original artwork for an illustration in Major G F MacMunn's 'Armies of India', published in 1911.
Original Collection of National Army Museum London UK.
Link to the original painting at National Army Museum Website - https://www.nam.ac.uk/online-collection/detail.php?acc=1953-02-1-1
This is a Handmade Indian Miniature Painting on Handmade Paper with the use of Other materials like Selfmade Brushes from Squirrels Hairs, Moulded Wooden Frame (without glass) & Paper Mounting. This is a centuries old rare art and will adorn any decor and is ideal for Display, Collection & Gifting purpose. This Painting is made by Mr. Tilak Gitai who is a renowned artist from Jaipur, India and has got many prestigious awards & recognition in India & abroad for his work. India has been the home of arts and crafts since primitive times and painting is no exception to this fact. Indians knew the art of painting since prehistoric times. Indian paintings like Miniatures paintings, Thangka paintings, Madhubani paintings, Warlis paintings, Tanjore paintings and various others are now an art freak's greatest temptation. Painted geometric designs and symbols have also been found on pottery items belonging to the Indus valley civilization, while the medieval period is remembered for the Persian styled miniature paintings introduced by the Mughals.