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Ruler seated in a pavilion surrounded by courtiers and attendants, one of whom is leading in a Christian priest: PD.144-1948

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ruler seated in a pavilion surrounded by courtiers and attendants, one of whom is leading in a Christian priest
Iskander and the Seven Sages

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Unknown

Categories

Description

Cut from a manuscript.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 204 mm
Width: 161 mm

Relative size of this object

16.1 m20.4 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

Production date: circa AD 1590

Note

*Robinson's title.

School or Style

Persian

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
White bodycolour
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.144-1948
Primary reference Number: 33908
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 16 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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