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W.693, Single leaf of two young men riding a white elephant


This Mughal painting of the early eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE depicts two young men on a white elephant. The seated man is being served wine. The painting is surrounded by a frame of illuminated buff-colored paper with four panels inscribed with Persian verses written in black nastaʿlīq script. The border is of salmon-colored paper with illuminated floral motifs.

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    1. fol. W.693a

      W.693, fol. W.693a
    2. fol. W.693b

      W.693, fol. W.693b

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