Jung Bahadur with Laura Bell

Jung Bahadur, the most powerful person of the Nepalese state following the Kot Massacre in 1846 A.D. was captivated by the charm and appealing beauty of the then aristocratic and most expensive courtesan Laura Bell, during his visit to England. It is said that, Jung Bahadur who had been an official guest, after exhausting the money he had taken away from the national coffer, had to borrow from the British Government to meet the cost of extravaganza with her.   This painting depicts Jung Bahadur, adorned in royal attire, arriving with a horse carriage to the appealing and erotic environment of the garden of her residence to invite her for a date.

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