Shah Tahmasp of Iran

Painting
early 17th century (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painting, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, depicting Shah Tahmasp of Iran in solitary meditation, by Sahifa Banu.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Painting, Shah Tahmasp of Iran, by Sahifa Banu, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, early 17th century
Physical Description
Painting, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, depicting Shah Tahmasp of Iran in solitary meditation, by Sahifa Banu.
Dimensions
  • Page height: 386mm (maximum)
  • Page width: 254mm
  • Image within innermost painted borders height: 150mm
  • Image within innermost painted borders width: 192mm
Content description
Shah Tahmasp of Iran.
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'Sahifa Banu'
Credit line
Bequeathed by Lady Wantage
Subjects 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.pps. 116-117, pl. 82
  • Stronge, S. Made for Mughal Emperors. Royal Treasures from Hindustan. London and New York, 2010p. 123, pl. 88
  • Clarke, C. Stanley; Indian Drawings: Thirty Mogul Paintings of the School of Jehangir and Four Panels of Calligraphy ini the Wantage Bequest. London 1922No. 27, pl. 18
Collection
Accession Number
IM.117-1921

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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