Mughal illuminated page from Ta'rikh-i Alfi by Unknown Artist

Mughal illuminated page from Ta'rikh-i Alfi, a history of the world.

Details

Medium:
Manuscript
Dimensions:
42 x 25 cm
Art Fund grant:
£150 ( Total: £200)
Acquired in:
1934
Vendor:
Ajit Ghose

The imperial copy made for the emperor Akbar's library. Attributed to Basawan. All the scenes are of violence on this leaf but a ploughing scene has been added in the margin.

Provenance

Mahfuzul Haq

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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