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The Floating Palace of Ali Mansour
by Mark Harrison
Another of my Orientalist paintings that people seem to like! Here is the back story:
Ali Mansour ruled a small Rajput kingdom in an isolated corner of Rajasthan and continued to do so after he made a deal with the British Raj to fall in line with their policies and intentions. In return for his cooperation he was left alone to live as he lived before in splendid isolation. He built himself a palace in the lake where he would stay in the summer months to escape the heat. As he grew older the luxurious lifestyle began to take it’s toll as he retreated into a drugged torpor of indulgence and satiation. When he grew weaker in power his eldest son who was appalled by his father’s indolence and fealty to the Raj overthrew his father in a night time attack and had him incarcerated in the fort that overlooked the lake where his father spent the remainder of his days forever looking out at his floating palace, haunted by the memories of what once was.
Or did I just make that up?
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