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Bust portrait in an oval of a Sikh ruler, quarter to left: PD.135-1948

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bust portrait in an oval of a Sikh ruler, quarter to left

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Unknown

Categories

Description

Unfinished: head completed in full colour, remainder in line on prepared ground. [?] Pen trials centre right.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 174 mm
Width: 117 mm

Relative size of this object

11.7 m17.4 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 1830

School or Style

Sikh school

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, pen and ink with gold on prepared ground, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.135-1948
Primary reference Number: 34051
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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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