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Abdul Qadir Gilani

Painting
18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painting, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, portrait of the Iranian Muslim Saint, Abdul Qadir Gilani (1078-1166), represented as a white haired man wearing white, with a white turban backed by a blue halo; he holds a rosary in his folded hands, and sits upon a gilt throne, a stepping stool is on the ground, a flower garden in the background.


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Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper
Brief Description
Painting, portrait of the Iranian Muslim Saint, Abdul Qadir Gilani, watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, 18th century
Physical Description
Painting, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, portrait of the Iranian Muslim Saint, Abdul Qadir Gilani (1078-1166), represented as a white haired man wearing white, with a white turban backed by a blue halo; he holds a rosary in his folded hands, and sits upon a gilt throne, a stepping stool is on the ground, a flower garden in the background.
Dimensions
  • Image within innermost painted borders height: 190mm
  • Image within innermost painted borders width: 135mm
  • Height: 389mm
  • Width: 271mm
12/06/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013
Content description
The Iranian Muslim Saint, Abdul Qadir Gilani (1078-1166), represented as a white haired man wearing white, with a white turban backed by a blue halo; he holds a rosary in his folded hands, and sits upon a gilt throne, a stepping stool is on the ground, a flower garden in the background.
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Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
IM.295-1914

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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