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Painting of an Imaginary Bird

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November 14, 1707
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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

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Title:


Painting of an imaginary bird. c. 1700-1770


Dimensions:


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


Description:


Imaginary bird, early 18th century. Painting of a long-tailed bird standing on stippled tree stump against a plain sand-colored background.


People involved


Creator(s)


Mughal Artist (artist)


Acquirer(s) 


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


Subject(s)


Bahadur Shah (r. 1707-1712)


Physical properties Measurements 32.7 x 22.2 cm


(folio dimensions) 21.5 x 13.1 cm (image) 13 x 11 cm


Groupings Category 


Manuscripts


Object type(s) 


visual works paintings


Subject(s)


Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sports Art Paintings Paintings-Indian school Natural Sciences & Mathematics Zoology Animals Birds.


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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.

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