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Tuti-nama: The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes in its beak (Tale XIV)

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dc.contributor.authorCleveland Museum of Art
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
dc.coverage.spatialIndia
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-05T23:21:37Z
dc.date.available2019-12-05T23:21:37Z
dc.date.createdApril, 1978
dc.identifierANUA 682-2758
dc.identifier.otherIIP-84
dc.identifier.other1735
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/187709
dc.descriptionThe stippled foliage of the tree on the left is characteristic of the manner in which trees are generally treated in this manuscript. The tree on the right is like similar conventions seen in the Western Indian style and the Nimat-Nama, though the massive gnarled trunk is typically Mughal as are the pink and brown rocky mounds, and the birds. The vivid lacquer-red background, the iconography and the composition anticipate well-known early Ragamala pictures from Rajasthan, but this miniature is probably derived from a series of the Chaurapanchasika type, similar to the Ragini Bhairavi now in Victoria & Albert Museum. The work is of excellent quality, to be ranked with the finest paintings in the manuscript, and obviously by an artist of the greatest competence. -- Folio 110 verso.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediumslide
dc.format.mediumcolour
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.subjectMughal Miniatures: Tuti-nama (Cleveland)
dc.subjectpaintings
dc.subjectminiatures
dc.subjectphotograph
dc.titleTuti-nama: The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes in its beak (Tale XIV)
dc.typeImage
dc.date.updated2019-12-05T23:21:37Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis item is provided for research purposes. Contact the Australian National University Archives at butlin.archives@anu.edu.au for permission to use.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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