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Baz Bahadur and Rupmati

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.98-1922

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, depicting Baz Bahadur, ruler of Malwa (1554-1570) riding by moonlight with the poetess Rupmati, his lover. In a wooded pastureland, with four buildings in the distance, the lovers ride towards the right on horses, the Sultan's grey and Rupmati's white. The legs of the horses are dyed red.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Descriptive line

Painting, Baz Bahadur and Rupmati, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Rajasthan, 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Gold; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Lovers; Ruler; Horses; Equestrians; Landscape

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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