Portrait of an elephant calf – Hathi Bala Ba Kas
Pigments on paper
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, Late 18th century
Page: 23,1 by 26,7 cm
On top of the miniature, the inscription “Hathi Bala Ba Kas” is written in black devanagari, “Hati” meaning elephant, and “Bala” generally meaning “child”.