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A Cat Wounded by Hunters

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Inscription

Inscription in front: In upper margin, in Persian: "Shabih-i Shahzada Daniyal" (=picture of Prince Daniyal). Inscription in back: Four lines of Nastaliq calligraphy, transliterated and translated by AKC (see notes, below)

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Luzac & Co., London, No. 586 for £4. 10 through Dr. A. K. Coomaraswamy.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Indian, Mughal period, about 1600

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

10.3 x 5.7 cm (4 1/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.74

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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