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A young Prince seated on a rock, drinking: Marlay 40-pl.22

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Current Location: In storage


A young Prince seated on a rock, drinking


Miniaturist: Unknown


Measurements and weight

Height: 178 mm
Width: 105 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


17th Century, Late
Production date: AD 1682 : 1093 A.H.


See B.W. Robinson: 'Mu'in Musawwir, 1682 A.D.' - see below.

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour with pen and ink with gold on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: according to Sir Thomas W. Arnold, 1927-05-27; but see below

  • Text: Nu'in Musavori
  • Location: To left
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: according to B.W. Robinson

  • Text: Mu'in Musawwir
  • Location: To left (same inscription)
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1093 A.H.
  • Location: To left
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay 40-pl.22
Primary reference Number: 34898
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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