Maharana Raj Singh riding, Udaipur, c1670
Raj Singh I, Maharana of Mewar (ruled 1652 - 1680)

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Mounted on a rearing horse, Maharana Raj Singh is accompanied by attendants on foot. This boldly coloured reinterpretation of a common Mughal portrait convention represents the Mewar ruler more as the ideal Rajput martial hero than as a closely observed individual. Source: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

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