Bhimsen Thapa on a Horse

Key Sketch

Medium & Material: Pencil on Paper
Dimensions: 52 X 42 cm
Date of Completion:
1938 C.E.

About the Art

The artwork Bhimsen Thapa is of Nepal’s Mukhtiyar (Prime Minister) and the de-facto ruler from 1806 to 1837. During the Anglo-Nepal War, he became the first Prime Minister, under the Rana regime. In the painting, he is depicted riding a horse holding a whip in his right hand.

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