The Dead Lioness & Lion Hunt by Sur Das

1) Five bearers strain under the weight of a dead lioness.


Details

Medium:
Gouache on paper
Dimensions:
15 x 18 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,080 ( Total: £1,080)
Acquired in:
1965
Vendor:
Estate of Capt E G Spencer-Churchill

By unknown artist of Emperor Akbar's studio, circa 1600. 2) Lion bites foreleg of elephant from which a royal prince leans and spears the beast'sflank. Attributed to Sur Das, circa 1605.

Provenance

Capt E.G. Spencer-Churchill.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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