Jayaji Rao Scindhia of Gwalior- a painting from Company Period
Indian painting history during the eighteenth and nineteenth century witnessed a new genre of painting popularly known as the Company School or Company Period. The paintings of this school display a blend of naturalistic representation and a nostalgic stylization of medieval Indian miniatures.
Jayaji Rao Scindhia of Gwalior is a watercolour painting done in 1863 by an unknown artist during Company period in Indian painting history. Jayaji Rao Scindhia of the Scindhia dynasty was the ruling Maharajah of Gwalior from 1843 to 1886 under the British rule.
Company Paintings were first produced in Madras Presidency in south India and later this style disseminated to other parts of India such as Calcutta, Murshidabad, Patna, Banaras, Lucknow, Agra, Delhi Punjab and centres in Western India.