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Aurangzeb

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.289-1913

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, portrait of the emperor Aurangzeb (1658-1707), as an old man, in ceremonial robes, seated on a jewelled throne, on a palace terrace, with a minister and a chauri-bearer in attendance; in the background a palace garden.

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 214 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 146 mm image within innermost painted borders, Height: 430 mm, Width: 290 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, emperor Aurangzeb, in opaque watercolour on paper, Delhi, early 19th century

Materials

Paint; Opaque watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Emperor; Palace; Terrace; Throne; Garden

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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