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Emperor Farrukhsiyar

Painting
ca. 1770 - ca. 1780 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Emperor Farrukhsiyar on horseback, attended by retainers on foot, with fly whisks. The Emperor wears grey-blue robes with a gold belt and turban band.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleEmperor Farrukhsiyar (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper
Brief description
Painting, Emperor Farrukhsiyar on horseback, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Murshidabad, ca. 1770-1780
Physical description
Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Emperor Farrukhsiyar on horseback, attended by retainers on foot, with fly whisks. The Emperor wears grey-blue robes with a gold belt and turban band.
Dimensions
  • Height: 270mm (maximum)
  • Width: 182mm (maximum)
14/08/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013
Content description
Emperor Farrukhsiyar on horseback, attended by retainers on foot, with fly whisks. The Emperor wears grey-blue robes with a gold belt and turban band.
Styles
Marks and inscriptions
(inscribed in Persian below image)
Credit line
Purchased with Art Fund support
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
IS.236-1955

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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