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Sultan Ali Adil Shah II in camp

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  • Description

    Sultan Ali Adil Shah sits in camp under a canopy erected beside a mango tree. His companion may be the general Afzal Khan, perhaps reporting on a Mughal campaign against Bijapur, or an incursion by the Maratha leader Shivaji. Both men however appear untroubled.

  • Details

    Associated place
    AsiaIndiasouth IndiaKarnataka Bijapur (place of creation)
    1656 - 1659
    Associated people
    Ali Adil Shah II, Sultan of Bijapur (ruled 1656 - 1672) (subject)
    possibly General Afzal Khan (active before 1659) (subject)
    Material and technique
    gouache with gold on paper
    frame 31.1 x 27.8 x 1.4 cm (height x width x depth)
    painting 20 x 16.6 cm (height x width)
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    Lent by Howard Hodgkin.
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  • Further reading

    Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2nd February-22nd April 2012, Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin, Andrew Topsfield, ed. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2012), no. 38 on p. 98, illus. p. 99

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