A Lady Receiving a Messenger
Opaque watercolors on paper
mid 18th century
sheet:10 x 6 3/4 in. (25.4 x 17.1 cm)
image: 8 1/2 x 5 in. (21.6 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
Reverse: Calligraphy by Amir Bavar Khabak(?)
Verso: In black ink, in Persian, in nastaliq script: In the time of your just rule, O King, nobody has any complaints. May your world be always full of prosperity, and may The One Who Created Your World always protect you. Written by the lowly servant Amir Bavar Khabak. (Trans. M. Abid)
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Indian. A Lady Receiving a Messenger, mid 18th century. Opaque watercolors on paper, sheet:10 x 6 3/4 in. (25.4 x 17.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 81.192.6 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 81.192.6_recto_IMLS_PS4.jpg)
recto, 81.192.6_recto_IMLS_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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