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Akbar

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    1556-1605 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.383-1885

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Akbar seated in a courtyard being entertained with music and poetry by members of his court.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

1556-1605 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 358 mm, Width: 240 mm, Height: 159 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 110 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Akbar entertained with music and poetry, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, 1556-1605

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Gold; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Poet; Courtyard; Ruler; Music

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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