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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 226

    A LION HUNT

    MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1600

    Price Realised  

    A LION HUNT
    MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1600
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a turbanned figure mounted on a rearing horse, holds his arm back as if to spear an attacking lion, in the foreground a tiger lies dead with an arrow sticking out from his chest as an another man approaches, a rocky landscape with a various animals and a small town in the background, between gold and black rules and navy border with red and pink floral motif, some flaking of paint, miniature extended on either side and at the top, mounted
    Miniature 10¾ x 6½in. (27.5 x 16cm.); folio 12 1/8 x 7¾in. (30.8 x 19.6cm.)


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