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Collection

An image of Lady playing a tambura by

Bijapur, Deccan, India

Title
Lady playing a tambura
Other titles:
Lady playing a vina with a maid in attendance
Lady playing a vina
Place of origin
BijapurDeccanIndia
GolcondaDeccanIndia
Period
Deccani Mughal circa 1590 - circa 1800 → India
Year
circa 1720-1750
Media categories
Miniature, Painting, Watercolour
Materials used
opaque watercolour with gold on paper
Dimensions

15.1 x 11.5 cm image; 39.1 x 27.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1962
Accession number
EP6.1962
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Jim Masselos, Divine and Courtly Life in Indian Painting, Sydney, 1991. cat.no. 6.7

Haema Sivanesan, Indian painting, 'Indian Painting', verso of poster., Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 3.7

Exhibition history (3)

Divine and Courtly Life in Indian Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Oct 1991–08 Jan 1992

Indian Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2001–11 Jun 2001

Miniatures: works from the Contemporary Asian Collection, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 30 May 2004–29 Aug 2004