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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.78-1922

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, two princes on a terrace, seated on an embroidered white carpet, patterned with a symmetrical design of scrolling rose stems, receiving instructions from an aged amir. The border is decorated with a repeated purple poppy spray.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Object history note

Bought from the London dealer Arthur Churchill in 1922.

Descriptive line

Painting, two princes on terrace, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Gold; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Carpet; Roses; Princes

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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