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An Indian Lady holding a bowl and a flask, accompanied by a gazelle: Marlay 40-pl.25

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Object information

Titles

An Indian Lady holding a bowl and a flask, accompanied by a gazelle

Maker(s)

Unknown (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 146 mm
Width: 83 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Late 17th Century
Early 18th Century
Production date: CE 1688 : 1099 A.H.

School or Style

Persian

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour with pen and ink with gold on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: according to B.W. Robinson

  • Text: 1099 A.H.
  • Location: To left
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Date

Inscription present: according to B.W. Robinson

  • Text: Mu'in Musawwir
  • Location: To left
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay 40-pl.25
Primary reference Number: 34927
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 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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