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Khwaja Khizr

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque water-colour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.94-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, the revered Islamic figure Khwaja Khizr on the fish, holding a spherical vessel with Elias walking beside him.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque water-colour and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 289 mm, Width: 175 mm, Height: 134 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 83 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Khwaja Khizr on fish, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Gold; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Man; Vessel; Fish

Categories

Islam; Religion; Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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