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  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper, with gold on borders

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, with gold on borders, depicting a lady with a red bird sitting on her hand.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (made)


ca. 1750 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper, with gold on borders

Object history note

Previously in the Rothenstein Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, lady with a red bird, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Hyderabad, ca. 1750

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer: Catalogue of the Sir William Rothenstein Collection, Art and letters, XXV, 10-11.

p. 101, cat. no. 85
Swallow, D., Stronge, S., Crill, R., Koezuka, T., editor and translator, "The Art of the Indian Courts. Miniature Painting and Decorative Arts", Victoria & Albert Museum and NHK Kinki Media Plan, 1993.


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper; Gold



Subjects depicted

Bird; Woman


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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