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A hunter follows a female bhīl

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December 31, 1724
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Cleveland Art
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Muhammad Shah 1720–1748

A hunter follows a female bhīl

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A hunter follows a female bhīl India, ca. 1725-1775. Description: 1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; leaf: 415 x 300 mm; image: 190 x 152 mm Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911. Genres: Miniatures (Illuminations)--18th century. Paper (fiber product) Cardboard. Single leaves. Notes: Ms. Mughal or Rajasthan miniature; illuminated in the second or third quarter of the eighteenth century. MICROFILM holding is on record for MS M.458.1r. Provenance: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Charles Hercules Read in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943). Associated Names: Read, Charles Hercules, Sir, 1857-1929, former owner. Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner. Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner. Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.31r. Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz. New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 169; plate 40. Subjects: 1725-1775. Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

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