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Painting of collared falconet c.1680-1770

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October 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

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Title:


Painting of collared falconet. c.1680-1770


Dimensions: 32.7 x 22.2 cm (folio dimensions) | RCIN 1005069.bi


Description:


Collared falconet, late 17th century. Painting of collared falconet, or microhierax caerulescens, facing right on a grassy hummock against a warm yellow background.


People involved


Creator(s)


Mughal artist (artist) 


Acquirer(s)


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


Subject(s) 


Shah Jahan, Emperor of India (c. 1592-1666) Bahadur Shah I (1643-1712) 


Physical properties 


Measurements 32.7 x 22.2 cm 


(folio dimensions) 16.6 x 11.2 cm (image) 


16.7 x 10.0 cm (image) 


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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