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Drawing - Six drawings of Mughal monuments at Agra and Fatehpur Sikri
  • Six drawings of Mughal monuments at Agra and Fatehpur Sikri
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Six drawings of Mughal monuments at Agra and Fatehpur Sikri

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (possibly, made)
    Agra (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour; black border

  • Museum number:

    D.630-1889

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mausoleum of Salim Chisti, Fatehpur Sikri, with water-tank and two figures in the foreground.

Place of Origin

Delhi (possibly, made)
Agra (possibly, made)

Date

ca.1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour; black border

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with titles in Persian.

Dimensions

Length: 49.5 cm, Width: 71 cm

Descriptive line

Architectural; drawings, Mausoleum of Salim Chisti, Fatehpur Sikri, water-tank, Delhi or Agra, ca.1820

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period
Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 140 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Death; Tradition; Religious belief; Burial; Mausoleums; Water tanks

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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