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Nawab Shuja' ud-Daula of Avadh in Afghan dress

Gouache
ca. 1772 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Shuja ud-Daula, Nawab of Oudh (1754-75) in Afghan dress holding a bow; two attendants and an elephant in the background.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief Description
painting; Nawab Shuja' ud-Daula of Avadh in Afghan dress, Faizabad, ca. 1772
Physical Description
Shuja ud-Daula, Nawab of Oudh (1754-75) in Afghan dress holding a bow; two attendants and an elephant in the background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 22.5cm
  • Width: 15cm
Style
Object history
Jackson, Anna and Jaffer, Amin (eds), with Deepika Ahlawat. Maharaja : the splendour of India's royal courts. London, V&A Publishing, 2009. ISBN.9781851775736 (hbk.), ISBN.1851775730 (hbk.).Original painting was by Tilly Kettle.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Plate 15, page 28Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. Arts of India: 1550-1900. text by Rosemary Crill, John Guy, Veronica Murphy, Susan Stronge and Deborah Swallow. London : V&A Publications, 1990. p.240, ill. ISBN 1851770224, p.181, pl.153.
  • Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 117 p. ISBN 0944142303
  • Jackson, Anna and Ji Wei (eds.) with Rosemary Crill, Ainsley M. Cameron and Nicholas Barnard, compiled by the Palace Museum, translated by Yuan Hong, Qi Yue and Liu Ran. The Splendour of India' Royal Courts : Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Beijing: the Forbidden City Publishing House, 2013. Text in English and Chinese. ISBN 9787513403917.pps. 242-243
Collection
Accession Number
IS.287-1951

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record createdDecember 15, 1999
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