14 October 2003
Mughal India, mid 17th century
Gouache on paper, the tall bird with yellow crest and tail and red legs, mounted on card with blue and purple borders with gold floral meander
Miniature 6 x 3 1/8in. (15.2 x 7.8cm.)
Magg Bros., London, 1967
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Art of the Indian Subcontinent from Los Angeles Collections, no.121, p.81.
Art of the Indian Subcontinent from Los Angeles Collections, UCLA, March 1968
The bird is difficult to identify for certain, although it is probably from the order ciconiiformes.
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