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W.715, Single leaf of elephant combat


This single-leaf painting of elephants in combat was executed in India during the thirteenth century AH / nineteenth CE in an archaizing style referencing Mughal traditions of the eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE. The image of the mounted mahout, a person who drives an elephant, reproduces a popular theme in court painting in South Asia.

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    1. fol. W.715a

      W.715, fol. W.715a
    2. fol. W.715b

      W.715, fol. W.715b

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