Tipu Sultan’s Painting Sold

A painting titled ‘The Battle of Pollilur’ was sold for ₹6.28 crore at an auction at Sotheby’s Auction House, UK.

May 01, 2022

A painting titled ‘The Battle of Pollilur’ was sold for ₹6.28 crore at an auction at Sotheby’s Auction House, UK. The 32ft-long painting illustrates the victory of the ruler of Mysore, Haider Ali, and his son Tipu Sultan over the East India Company in 1780. Tipu Sultan had commissioned the painting as part of a large mural for the newly-built Daria Daulat Bagh in Seringapatnam in 1784.

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