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Pigeons feeding near a golden pigeon cote on a hillside: PD.179-1948

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Titles

Pigeons feeding near a golden pigeon cote on a hillside

Maker(s)

Unknown (Miniaturist)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1946 by P.C. Manuk and Miss G.M. Coles through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 210 mm
Width: 132 mm

Relative size of this object

13.2 m21 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Kashmir ⪼ Mughal ⪼ India

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1948) by Manuk, P. C. and Coles, G. M., Miss

Dating

Mid 17th century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1650

School or Style

Mogul School

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour and gold on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.179-1948
Primary reference Number: 33387
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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