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Emperor Akbar

Painting
ca. 1780 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper depicting the Mughal Emperor Akbar leading a lion and a ram on a leash. He wears green robes with a gold-embroidered belt, and a green turban.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleEmperor Akbar (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief description
Painting, Emperor Akbar leading lion and ram, opaque watercolour on paper, Eastern Deccan, possibly Machilipatnam, ca. 1780
Physical description
Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper depicting the Mughal Emperor Akbar leading a lion and a ram on a leash. He wears green robes with a gold-embroidered belt, and a green turban.
Content description
The Mughal Emperor Akbar leading a lion and a ram on a leash.
Style
Marks and inscriptions
(handwritten on object)
Translation
'Great King Akbar'
Transliteration
'Akbar padshah'
Credit line
Given by Major R.G. Gayer-Anderson Pasha and Colonel T.G.Gayer-Anderson, C.M.G., D.S.O.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
IS.200-1953

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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