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Standing figure in striped trousers, 17th century (Cambridge, Fogg Museum of Art)

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Standing figure in striped trousers, 17th century (Cambridge, Fogg Museum of Art)
Author(s): Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Jahangir period (1605-27): Assorted portraits, scenes, animals, birds, etc.
paintings
miniatures
slide set
Description: The portrait is of the type popularized by Jahangir, who commissioned many portraits of single figures set against a green background. Mughal portraiture was psychologically penetrating: Jahangir used portraits of his enemies as a means of gaining insight into their minds, as Field Marshall Montgomery is supposed to have done with photographs of Rommel. The figure is dressed in the Mughal costume, with a long-skirted coat buttoned on the right and worn over voluminous trousers. The pale, delicate colours and fine outline reflect the Persian tradition.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/188012
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3061

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