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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.288-1913

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting the emperor Babur (1526-1530), wearing a robe of green brocade, and seated on a jewelled throne, in a palace terrace overlooking a garden, listening to the music of two female musicians.

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 170 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 142 mm image within innermost painted borders, Height: 422 mm, Width: 285 mm

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Paint; Opaque watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Musicians; Terrace; Garden; Emperor

Categories

Paintings; Portraits; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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