Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Bahadur Shah

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1710 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.454-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

An opaque watercolour depicting The Emperor Bahadur Shah (1707-12) carried in a palanquin on a hunting expedition and accompanied by his two sons Rafi'ush Shan and Jahan Shah. A large number of attendants accompany them, some with hawks; many animals are depicted including antelope and buffalo.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

ca. 1710 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Object history note

IS.453 to 456-1950 were bought for £40.8s.6d in 1950.

Descriptive line

Painting, Emperor Bahadur Shah and sons hunting, opaque watercolour on paper, Mughal, ca. 1710

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Emperor; Servants; Antelope; Hawks; Buffalo; Ruler

Categories

Paintings; Animals and Wildlife; Royalty; Hunting; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.