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Execution by Elephant
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Execution by Elephant

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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.684 depicts execution by elephant.
Date Description Narrative
6/19/2018Treatmentexamined for exhibition; media consolidation
  • The Grand Mogul: Imperial Painting in India, 1600-1900. The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston; Asia House Gallery, New York. 1978-1979.
  • Elephants. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987-1988.
Provenance Demotte [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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late 10th century AH/AD 16th century (Mughal)
opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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Folio H: 13 9/16 x W: 8 7/8 in. (34.5 x 22.5 cm); Image H: 9 1/4 x W: 5 3/16 in. (23.5 x 13.2 cm)
  • India (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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