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Title

Prince and mistress and child

1620


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

India


Cultural origin

Mughal


Date

1620


Materials used

opaque watercolour on paper


Dimensions

14.5 x 11.9 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

33.2010



Place

Where the work was made
India

Provenance


Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., 22 Apr 1980, London/England, Spring Islamic sales: Catalogue of fine Oriental manuscripts, miniatures and Qajar lacquer, lot no. 2.

Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins, 22 Apr 1980-Feb 2010, Toronto/Ontario/Canada, moved to France early 1990s, moved to Australia late 1990s. Gift to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Feb 2010.


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. (Editor), Sotheby's spring Islamic sales: Catalogue of fine oriental manuscripts, miniatures and Qajar lacquer, London, 22 Apr 1980, 15. lot no. 21