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A lady lying on a bed; a man, kneeling beside her, is busy undressing her: Marlay 40-pl.39

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Object information

Titles

A lady lying on a bed; a man, kneeling beside her, is busy undressing her

Maker(s)

Unknown (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 119 mm
Width: 216 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Production date: circa CE 1660

Note

Formerly 'Indo-Persian, late 19th Century with strong European influence' (Dr. K.N. Sita Ram (1932.04.06). New attribution, B.W. Robinson.

School or Style

Persian

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
White bodycolour
Wash
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Bodycolour including some white, pen and ink with wash and gold on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay 40-pl.39
Primary reference Number: 34953
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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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