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  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn and painted in ink, 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:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tinted drawing, on album page, in ink, watercolour and gold on paper, a European lady holding a dish of fruit.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)


late 17th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Drawn and painted in ink, 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, European lady with fruit dish, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, probably late 17th century


Watercolour; Paper; Paint; Ink; Gold


Painted; Drawn

Subjects depicted

Fruit; Dish; Woman


Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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