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A shepherd carrying a lamb

Deccan, late seventeenth century

Brush drawing with wash and some colour and gold on paper, blue border with gold rules, verso with a calligraphic page of four oblique lines of black nasta'liq in white clouds on gold, with corner spandrels, laid down in a buff album page
4 1⁄2 by 3 3⁄4 in., 11.8 by 8.5 cm. drawing
6 3/8 by 3 5/8 in., 16.2 by 9.2 cm. calligraphy

15 3/8 by 9 5/8 in.; 39 by 24.5 cm. folio

 

Provenance
Sir Robert Dent (1895-1983)
Maggs Bros., London, 1973
Private collection, England, 1973-2017

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