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  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper with gold on border

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, with gold on border, depicting a prince playing an instrument by a stream in the country, while three servants ply him with food and drink. Illustration to a Persian romance.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (made)


ca. 1750 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper with gold on border


Height: 336 mm, Width: 203 mm, Height: 218 mm image inside innermost painted border, Width: 138 mm image inside innermost painted border

Object history note

Previously in the Rothenstein Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, prince playing musical instrument, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Qajar or Iranian style, Hyderabad, probably ca. 1750

Production Note

Qajar or Iranian style


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper; Gold



Subjects depicted

Stream; Musical instrument; Servants; Prince


Paintings; Musical instruments; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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