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Equestrian portrait of Prince Azam Shah: PD.178-1948

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Equestrian portrait of Prince Azam Shah


Miniaturist: Unknown



Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 253 mm
Width: 173 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1680 - 1685


Azam Shah, d. 1707. Third son of Aurangzeb. (Possibly also the subject of PD.180-1948, centre). (N.T., (Jan. 1970, note in file)).

School or Style

Mogul School

Materials used in production

Ground (material)

Components of the work

Meidum composed of ink
Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Brush drawing with use of thin colours on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Azam Shah, son of Emperor Aurangzeb.
  • Location: Top edge
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Location: Border, above drawing
  • Method of creation: Bodycolour on paper, stuck down on mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.178-1948
Primary reference Number: 33235
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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