AN INDIAN SPOTTED CUCKOO
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AN INDIAN SPOTTED CUCKOO

SHAYKH ZAYN AL-DIN, CALCUTTA, INDIA, 1781

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AN INDIAN SPOTTED CUCKOO
SHAYKH ZAYN AL-DIN, CALCUTTA, INDIA, 1781
Pencil and watercolour on European paper, with gum arabic, heightened with bodycolour, numbered '124' in top left corner, inscribed 'In the Collection of Lady Impey, Painted by Shaykh Zayn al-Din Native of Patna 1782' and with identification inscription in Urdu in the lower left corner, with paper mount, framed and glazed, reverse with old identification label
20 5/8 x 29 ¾in. (52.5 x 75.6cm.); 24 x 33 ¾in. (61 x 83.3cm.) overall
Provenance
The Linnaen Society since 1855 which sold at Sotheby's, London, 10 June, 1963, lot 49
Sale room notice
Please note that the provenance of this lot is: The Linnaen Society, Sotheby's, London, 10 June, 1963, lot 49

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