Mughal School, Courtesan and Prince, 17th/18th Century
Tempera on card, image 6.3 x 3.3 in — 16 x 8.4 cm
Previously from the Estate of Theodore Allen Heinrich (1910-1981). Professor Heinrich was an art historian, curator, and educator. From 1955 to 1962, he was the director of the Royal Ontario Museum, and afterwards he taught art history at the University of Saskatchewan, and York University.
An Important Collection of Indian Miniature Paintings from a Private Toronto Estate
Highly influenced by the Royal Ontario Museum’s collection of South Asian art, the collector amassed his collection beginning in the early 1960s from a handful of local Toronto galleries such as The Hundred Antiques, Isaacs Gallery, and Dunkelman Gallery. His acquisitions spanned well into the 2000s, frequently purchasing from auctions in the past such as Waddington’s as well.
受到安大略皇家博物馆南亚艺术收藏的影响，这位私人收藏家于1960年前后开始至2000年左右，频繁辗转在多伦多本地画廊与拍卖行之间进行其藏品的购买。如：The Hundred Antiques, Isaacs Gallery, 和 Dunkelman Gallery。其中个别件更是购于我公司。