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Single Leaf of a Portuguese Guard Holding a Double-pointed Lance
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Single Leaf of a Portuguese Guard Holding a Double-pointed Lance


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This Mughal drawing with highlights of color, Walters leaf W.794, is attributable to the early 11th century AH/AD 17th. It appears to have been based on a European print. The back is an unsigned and undated calligraphy page written in Nasta'liq script.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/25/1980Treatmentexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
Provenance Sale, Sotheby, Parke Bernet, London, 21 April 1980, 1003.90; Walters Art Museum, 1980, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1980

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Period
11th century AH/AD 17th century (Mughal)
Medium
ink and pigments on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.794
Measurements
H: 9 5/8 x W: 6 7/16 in. (24.5 x 16.3 cm)
Geographies
  • India (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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