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Painting. A waltzing couple. Painted in gouache and gilded on paper.
- 1560-1570 (from curator's comment)
- 1565 (circa)
- Made in: Bukhara
- Height: 12.7 centimetres (image)
- Width: 9 centimetres (image)
- Height: 22 centimetres (page)
- Width: 15.2 centimetres (page)
Style of Abd Allah
Bukhara, about 1560-70
Opaque watercolour on paper
Painting such as this often accompanied poetry but did not actually illustrate specific narrative passages. By the mid 16th century the profile of the figures in Bukhara painting had become more bulky than in the second quarter of the century, when the school of Bukhara originated.
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Object reference number: RFM741
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