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Album leaf depicting four women dressed in European clothing. The central lady sits in a throne-like chair, while behind a woman (engaged in conversation with another attendent) fans the lady. A fourth woman presents the lady with a platter of food. All women appear on an open terrace overlooking a river filled with three boats. In the distance horsemen attack a lion within an open field, while in the far distance stands a walled city. No text. Painted in opaque watercolour on paper.
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Height: 24.10 centimetres (image)
Height: 42.30 centimetres (sheet)
Width: 15.20 centimetres (image)
Width: 29.30 centimetres (sheet)
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books ((OMPB). Originally purchased from Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, through A E Evans OMPB Sons at Sotheby’s at the Stowe sale, 5-14.iii.1849/172.).
- Middle East
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Miscellaneous number: OR16F41V