AN ELEPHANT FIGHT ON A HILLSIDE
June 30, 1759
Animals and Plants
Shah Alam II 1759–1806
An elephant fight on a hillside, mahouts astride the two charging beasts, others rushing forward with firebrands, two platoons of soldiers watching from either side
Mughal, circa 1760
Gouache on paper, mounted on an album page with floral borders, verso a calligraphic exercise in shikasteh script in black ink, copied by Murid Khan Muhammad Sadiq Tabataba'i.
Murid Khan Muhammad Sadiq Tabataba'i was a nobleman at the court of Muhammad Shah and was a noted calligrapher. A collection of his works survives, completed in AH 1150/AD 1737.
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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.
This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???
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