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A Prince Rides Out With A Hunting Party
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
c. Hegira 1005 / c. AD 1605
Gouache heightened with gold on vellum
38.5 x 30cm
Mughal emperors stressed on recording their achievements, they commissioned miniature paintings of their ancestors and invited artists to accompany them on expeditions. This miniature painting dated circa 1605 depicted prince rides out with a hunting party.
Chapman, Caroline, Gibson, Melanie, Manginis, George, McSweeney, Anna, Phillips, Charles & Iain Zaczek, The Complete Illustrated Guide to Islamic Art and Architecture, London: Lorenz Books, 2010: 212-213.
De Guise, Lucien, Jewels without Crowns: Mughal Gems in Miniatures, Kuala Lumpur: IAMM Publications, 2010.
"A Prince Rides Out With A Hunting Party" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;my;Mus21;39;en
MWNF Working Number: MY1 39