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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    19th century - 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    IS.180-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, a ruler seated before his assembled court, washing his hands in the blood of an executed offender.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

19th century - 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 277 mm, Width: 180 mm, Height: 309 mm cardboard mount onto which object attached; also absolute maximum dimension of object, Width: 2010 mm cardboard mount onto which object attached; also absolute maximum dimension of object

Descriptive line

Painting, ruler seated before court washing hands in blood, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, 19th or 20th century after an Akbar period original

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint; Gold

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Court; Execution; Blood; Ruler

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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