An opaque watercolour heightened with gold, surrounded by a border of gold roses in a trellis design and mounted on an album page of blue splashed with gold.
Young Prince visiting an Ascetic with Musicians in a Landscape by Unknown Artist, 1700
© British Library
- Watercolour & gold
- 32 x 38 cm
- Acquired in:
- Bequeathed by:
- Norbert & Greta Magnus through The Art Fund
Four of the figures based upon those in a study from an album of Shah Jahan. Part of a bequest to 7 museums by Norbert and Greta Magnus through the Art Fund in 1992.
Derihanian & Jean Pozzi collections; sold Drouot, Paris 1970; Magnus collection.
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