Author: Artist from India, 18th century Deccan School
Source: The Internet
Owner: Common Wikimedia, previously Sotheby's
Link to: Website
|Chand Bibi hawking, India, Deccan|
India, 18th century Deccan School
A female figure on horseback riding through a landsape with a hawk on her gloved right hand, accompanied by a dog.
|Medium||gouache heightened with gold on paper|
|Dimensions||Height: 19.6 cm (7.7 ″); Width: 14.5 cm (5.7 ″)|
|Source/Photographer||Sotheby's, London, 06 April 2011, lot 248|
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