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Painting (recto). Epic. A drunken feast from the Ḥamzanáma. Painted on cloth (cotton). Calligraphy (verso).
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Height: 81.40 centimetres (Mounted)
Thickness: 0.50 centimetres (Mounted)
Width: 61 centimetres (Mounted)
- Curator's comments
- A young hero bounds into a drunken feast, from the Dastan-I Amir Hamaz
Mughal India, c.1567-882
Opaque watercolour on cotton
By the 1560s the hugely ambitious illustrated manuscript detailing the picaresque adventures of Amir Hamza was well underway. When completed, it consisted of 1400 large-scale illustrations in the vigourous, brightly coloured style favored by Akbar.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2012 - 2013 15 Oct - 3 Feb, Rome, Fondazione Roma Museo - Palazzo Sciarra, 'Akbar: The Great Emperor of India'
2003 28 Jun-21 Oct, Zürich, Rietberg Museum, 'The Adventures of Hamza'
2002-2003 2 Nov-26 Jan, New York, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, 'The Adventures of Hamza'
2002 23 Jun-29 Sept, Washington, Sackler Gallery, 'The Adventures of Hamza'
1976 13 Apr-11 Jul, BM, 'Paintings from the Muslim Courts of India'
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Associated Title: Ḥamzanáma
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- Middle East
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