Description This single leaf with a color wash and illuminated drawing, Walters W.704, depicts an elephant with two archers attacking a rider on horseback. The attribution in the lower right corner reads "the work of Thakur Das." The image is surrounded by illuminated frames and a border of pink-tinted, gold-sprinkled paper. On the back is an unsigned sample of calligraphy in Nasta'liq script in both Arabic and Persian.
- Elephants. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987-1988.
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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