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Portrait of Bahadur Shah I. c. 1750-1770

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November 14, 1712
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Mirza Firuz Shah
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Shah Alam Bahadur Shah I 1707–1712

Portrait of Bahadur Shah I. c. 1750-1770

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DESCRIPTION

Title: 


Bahadur Shah I, c.1750-70.


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


Descriptions: 


Bahadur Shah I, c.1750-70. Portrait of Emperor Bahadur Shah I seated at a jharokha window wearing a plain white jama and jeweled turban, his head surrounded by a golden halo. He faces left holding a small jade-handled fly whisk and holds his right hand out in front of him. Both the fabrics draping the window and the wall area surrounding are surrounding it are decorated with repeat floral motifs in pink and green against white backgrounds as seen in other paintings in this album.


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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