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Single Leaf of a Charging Elephant
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Single Leaf of a Charging Elephant


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This Mughal black-ink drawing, Walters manuscript leaf W.694, with watercolor and gilding dates to the early 11th century AH/AD 17th. It depicts a man on an elephant pursuing several men fleeing on foot. The image is surrounded by gold-sprinkled blue and buff-colored borders.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/01/1975Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
early 11th century AH/AD 17th century (Mughal)
Medium
ink and pigments on paper mounted on pasteboard
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.694
Measurements
H: 7 5/16 x W: 12 in. (18.5 x 30.5 cm); Image H: 3 15/16 x W: 5 1/2 in. (10 x 14 cm)
Geographies
  • India (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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