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Muhammed Shah

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 - ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    IS.234-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, the Mughal Emperor Muhammed Shah seated on a throne smoking a huqqa, attended by a man with a fly whisk. The Emperor is dressed in white, with gold details.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (made)

Date

ca. 1770 - ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 255 mm maximum, Width: 182 mm maximum

Descriptive line

Painting, Muhammed Shah smoking, opaque watercolour on paper, Murshidabad, ca. 1770-1780

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Throne; Fly whisk; Huqqa; Emperor

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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