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Layla adn Majnun

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Deccan (possibly, made)
    Mughal Empire (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.66-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Paintiung, in opaque watercolour on paper, Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with, below, Majnun riding an emaciated horse. A lion, antelope and camel are depicted.

Place of Origin

Deccan (possibly, made)
Mughal Empire (possibly, made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Object history note

From the Sir William Rothenstein collection (residuary).

Descriptive line

Drawing, Layla and Majnun in the wilderness, ink and watercolour on paper, Deccan or Mughal , late 18th century

Production Note

Mughal or Deccani

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Heroine; Wilderness; Horse; Antelope; Lovers; Lion; Love; Camel; Hero

Categories

Paintings; Myths & Legends; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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