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[RAS 053] Harriott Collection


Mughal artworks formerly in the possession of Major-General John Staples Harriott (1780-1839)

[RAS 053.001] Dara Shikoh

[RAS 053.001] An equestrian portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh as a young man. By Chitarman, ca. 1640. Gouache: 31 x…


[RAS 053.002] Jahangir

[RAS 053.002] Portrait of the Emperor Jahangir seated on a throne holding a sarpesh, ca. 1720-40 Gouache on paper: 21…


[RAS 053.003] Layla and Majnun

[RAS 053.003] Layla reading to Majnun who sits under a tree by a lotus pool, ca. 1720-40. Gouache on paper,…


[RAS 053.005] Visiting an ascetic

[RAS 053.005] Two women in Mughal dress with two female attendants and one male, visiting a female Hindu ascetic in…


[RAS 053.006] Pupil and teacher

[RAS 053.006] A royal pupil and teacher with attendants on a garden terrace; another master and pupil in the foreground….


[RAS 053.007] Aurangzeb spears an elephant

[RAS 053.007] Prince Aurangzeb spears a mast elephant in the presence of his fathers and brothers. Watercolour with some body…


[RAS 053.008] Simurgh carries off baby elephants

[RAS 053.008] The Simurgh carries off baby elephants from a herd while a dragon coiled about the tree breathes flames…


[RAS 053.009] Girl vina player

[RAS 053.009] A lady listening to a girl vina player on a lakeside terrace with her pet fawn and tortoise…