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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.290-1913

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, in blue mount speckled with gold leaf, full length portraits of two chief officers of the court of Emperor Muhammed Shah (1719-1748), Nawab Roshan-uddaula (d. 1732) and Nawab Khan Duran (d. 1739), both in outdoor costumes.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 178 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 113 mm image within innermost painted borders, Height: 424 mm, Width: 273 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, two nobles of the court of Muhammed Shah, opaque watercolour on paper, Mughal, late 18th century

Materials

Paint; Opaque watercolour; Gold

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Officers

Categories

Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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