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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted and drawn in watercolour, ink and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.293-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

There are panels of verse above and below the painting, and on the back there is a drawing showing an ascetic with disciples, mounted with two sheets of verse.

Physical description

Painting in opaque watercolour on paper, and drawing in ink on paper, an ascetic with disciples and attendants seated under a tree. Brush drawing (9" x 4 1/2") mounted together with a sheet of verses written in Shikasta and another written in Nasta'liq, signed 'Mir Ali'.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (made)

Date

ca. 1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted and drawn in watercolour, ink and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 in, Width: 7.125 in

Descriptive line

Brush drawing, ascetic, and painting, calligraphy panel, ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Hyderabad, ca. 1730

Materials

Watercolour; Paper; Gold; Ink

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Calligraphy; Servants; Tree; Ascetic; Disciples

Categories

Calligraphy; Religion; Paintings; Drawings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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