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  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (made)
    post 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 1964

  • Museum number:

    IS.133:101/B-1964

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, on album page, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Rajput princes hunting bears while a mahout and his elephant rescue a fallen horseman from a tiger.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

mid 17th century (made)
post 1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Object history note

This album of 104 folios known as the Clive Album was formerly the property of the Earl of Powis, Powis Castle. (RP 1959/1747)

Descriptive line

Painting, Large Clive Album, Rajput princes hunting bears, mahout and elephant rescue fallen horseman, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, mid 17th century or later

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint; Gold

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Hunting; Princes; Mahout; Bears; Elephant; Tiger; Equestrian

Categories

Paintings; Animals and Wildlife; Hunting; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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