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Young woman chased by a dragon
Young woman chased by a dragon - Asian Works of Art Style
Ref : 86313
18 000 €
Period :
<= 16th century
Provenance :
India, 1590-1610
Medium :
Pigments and gold on paper
Alexis Renard

Indian & Islamic Art


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Young woman chased by a dragon

A young woman is chased by a dragon coming out of the rocks. On the upper part of the painting, two armed figures are looking at the scene.

This manuscript page has been remounted on an album page with 19th century margins. The space devoted to the text of the manuscript has been covered with fragments of Mughal paintings of the same period.

Mughal Paintings gathered in albums or Muraqqa’ were often enlarged or transformed to fit the pages. The composition of the page and the treatment of the rocks can be related to manuscripts like the Anvar-I Sohaili. One of the most famous and earliest illustrated example of these animal related stories dated circa 1570 is kept at SOAS in London.

Miniature : 12,5 x 7,1 cm
Page : 29,5 x 20,2 cm

Delevery information :

The gallery suggest to its clients to organize the shipping of the pieces, in France or internationally:
- Quotation requests to our regular carriers (specialized in works of art)
- Secure packaging by the gallery or by the carrier depending on the artworks
- Tracked and insured shipments
(Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer)

Alexis Renard

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Asian Works of Art