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Emaciated horse and rider, with marbled background

December 31, 1599
The Morgan Library & Museum
Art and Calligraphy
Akbar 1556–1605

Emaciated horse and rider, with marbled background



Emaciated horse and rider, with marbled background Bijāpur, India ca. 1600-1650 leaf: 240 x 374 mm; image: 112 x 165 mm Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911. MS M.458.30v

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Very good information.


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