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A wild elephant tied to a tree while being tamed: PD.194-1948

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Titles

A wild elephant tied to a tree while being tamed

Maker(s)

Unknown (Miniaturist)

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 161 mm
Width: 200 mm

Relative size of this object

20 m16.1 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

Dating

Second half of 17th century
Circa 1650 - Circa 1700

School or Style

Mogul School

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Brush drawing with light colours on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.194-1948
Primary reference Number: 33272
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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