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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Girls dancing before Shah Jahan; single-page drawing on a detached album folio. Depiction of twirling girls and musicians performing before Shah Jahan seated on a carpet against a cushion.
    Ink and light colour on paper.

  • School/style

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 30.35 centimetres (drawing)
    • Width: 21 centimetres (drawing)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

        centre upper edge
      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Translation

        "group scene of his majesty Shah Jahan, work of Nadir Zaman"
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number


Painting. General subject - portrait, recreation. Girls dancing before Sháh Jahán +inscription. On paper.

Painting. General subject - portrait, recreation. Girls dancing before Sháh Jahán +inscription. On paper.

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