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A Mogul emperor seated on a carpet with three courtiers seated behind him: PD.180-1948

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A Mogul emperor seated on a carpet with three courtiers seated behind him


Unknown (Miniaturist)


Originally formed part of PD.180-1948.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 126 mm
Width: 223 mm

Relative size of this object

22.3 m12.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Elderly courtier on left, Shakr Khan; middle figure, Kanvar or Kanwar; right-hand figure not named, but possibly Azam Shah (see PD.178-1948). N.T. (Jan. 1970, note in file).

School or Style

Mogul School

Materials used in production

White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.180-1948
Primary reference Number: 33201
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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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