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Gouache - One of six figures from the Mughal emperor's ceremonial procession on the occasion of the Id.
  • One of six figures from the Mughal emperor's ceremonial procession on the occasion of the Id.
    Khan, Mazhar Ali
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One of six figures from the Mughal emperor's ceremonial procession on the occasion of the Id.

  • Object:

    Gouache

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Khan, Mazhar Ali (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache

  • Museum number:

    AL.8143:2

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

An elephant with a mahout and a standard-bearer carrying a green standard with a gold sun. One of a set of six images from the Mughal emperor's ceremonial procession on the occasion of Id.

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

ca. 1840 (painted)

Artist/maker

Khan, Mazhar Ali (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Gouache

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Width: 14.5 cm

Descriptive line

Gouache, Elephant with a mahou; a standard-bearer carrying a green standard with a gold sun, Delhi, ca.1840

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 166 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache

Subjects depicted

Elephant

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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