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Painting

ca. 1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painting, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, depicting a pair of Tibetan cranes, after a 17th century original by Mansur.


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Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper
Brief Description
Painting, pair of Tibetan cranes, after a 17th century original by Mansur, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1800
Physical Description
Painting, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, depicting a pair of Tibetan cranes, after a 17th century original by Mansur.
Content description
A pair of Tibetan cranes.
Style
Credit line
Bequeathed by Lady Wantage
Object history
Wantage bequest, 1921.
Production
After a 17th century original by Mansur.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic References
  • STRONGE, Susan. Painting for the Mughal Emperor: The Art of the Book 1560 – 1660 London : V&A Publications, 2002. 192p, ill. ISBN 1 85177 358 4.p. 133, pl. 98
  • The art of India and Pakistan, a commemorative catalogue of the exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1947-8. Edited by Sir Leigh Ashton. London: Faber and Faber, [1950]p. 158, cat. no. 714, pl. 6
  • Clarke, C. Stanley; Indian Drawings: Thirty Mogul Paintings of the School of Jehangir and Four Panels of Calligraphy ini the Wantage Bequest. London 1922No. 20, pl. 14
Collection
Accession Number
IM.122A-1921

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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