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W.709, Single leaf of a seated man with a flower


This Indian drawing with opaque watercolor and illumination depicts a man seated against a cushion holding a flower in his left hand. The work was executed in India during the twelfth century AH / eighteenth CE. There is a Persian inscription reading, "a youth as ambitious as Iskandar (Alexander the Great)."

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    1. fol. W.709a

      W.709, fol. W.709a
    2. fol. W.709b

      W.709, fol. W.709b

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