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  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1715 (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.133:68/B-1964

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, emperor Farrukhsiyar (r. 1713-1719) standing holding a turban aigrette (feathered ornament), with angels and birds of paradise depicted in the sky above.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

ca. 1715 (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, Farrukhsiyar holding a turban aigrette, angels, birds of paradise, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1715

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint; Gold

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Bird of paradise; Emperor; Ornament; Angels

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Portraits; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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