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Painting of a chukar partridge. c. 1750-1770

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November 13, 1712
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Mirza Firuz Shah
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Animals and Plants
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Shah Alam Bahadur Shah I 1707–1712

Painting of a chukar partridge. c. 1750-1770

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Title:


Painting of a chukar partridge. c. 1750-1770


Dimensions:


32.7 x 22.2 cm (folio dimensions) | RCIN 1005069.o 


Descriptions:


Chukar partridge, early 18th century. A partridge facing right against a plain background. The strip of short grass and flowering plants and the horizontal streaked blue sky are later additions.


People involved


Creator(s)


Mughal artist (artist)


Acquirer(s)


George III, King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)


Subject(s)


Bahadur Shah, I (1643-1712) Physical properties Measurements 32.7 x 22.2 cm


(folio dimensions) 18.1 x 9.9 cm (image) 11.8 x 8.5 cm 


(image) Groupings Category Manuscripts Object


type(s)


visual works paintings Subject(s) Natural Sciences & Mathematics Zoology Animals Birds Junglefowl Partridges Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sports Art Paintings Paintings-Indian school


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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.

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