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Shah 'Alam

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Jaipur (probably, made)
    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs G. M. Hendley, 1989.

  • Museum number:

    IS.79-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, portrait of the Mughal Emperor Shah 'Alam, sitting facing right, smoking a huqqa.

Place of Origin

Jaipur (probably, made)
Rajasthan (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Badshah Shah Alum. The emperor Shah Alum.'
Inscribed on lower border.

Descriptive line

Painting, portrait of Shah 'Alam, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Rajasthan, probably Jaipur, ca. 1890

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Gold; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Ruler; Huqqa

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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