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Dancing girl with a Love philtre: Marlay 40-pl.33

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Object information


Dancing girl with a Love philtre


Unknown (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 190 mm
Width: 127 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Persian, according to B.W. Robinson. Dr. K.N. Sita Ram (1932-04-06): 'Indian, late 19th Century'.

School or Style


Materials used in production

White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay 40-pl.33
Primary reference Number: 34948
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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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