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- Series: Persian Drawings
Album folio. Portrait of Safdar Jang with moustache and fur hat, standing man + inscription. Ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper.
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Height: 40.70 centimetres (manuscript)
Thickness: 3.20 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 29.60 centimetres (manuscript)
- Curator's comments
- This painting belongs to an album containing portraits of Indian rulers alternated with poetic verses calligraphed in Persian. Abu'l Mansur Khan Safdar Jang was the nawab of Awadh and the Prime Vizier of the Mughal Empire from 1737-53.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From an album of paintings and calligraphy compiled for Colonel Antione Polier. Purchased from Bernard Quaritch on 28th April 1860. Album formerly known as 23609 / Or 56c. Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books (OMPB) in 1920.
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