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Emperor Humayan

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)
    Murshidabad (probably, made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    IS.147-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, the Mughal emperor Humayan seated upon a golden throne, beneath a state umbrella.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)
Murshidabad (probably, made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 183 mm approx, Width: 111 mm approx.

Descriptive line

Painting, Emperor Humayan on throne, opaque watercolour on paper, Mughal, probably Murshidabad, probably 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Emperor; Throne; Umbrella

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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