Lot 204
  • 204

An illustration from a series of omens and interpretations of dreams: the Virgin and Child, Mughal, circa 1580

10,000 - 12,000 GBP
12,500 GBP
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  • Gouache on cloth
  • 33.4 by 21.1cm. including text panels
gouache on cloth, panel of nasta`liq text in two columns above and below miniature, laid down on stout paper

Catalogue Note

From an interesting series of illustrations of dreams and omens, several of which were exhibited and published by Colnaghi in 1979 (for discussion and illustrations see S. Digby in Colnaghi, Paintings from Mughal India, London, 1979, nos.1-5, pp.15-17. Others have been sold in these rooms 17 June 1999, lot 3, 26 April 1995, lot 137 and Christie's, London, 24 April 1980, lot 49.