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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • 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:

    IS.228-1951

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper with gold on border

Dimensions

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

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper; Gold

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Stream; Musical instrument; Servants; Prince

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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