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Madonna and child
Title Madonna and child
Accession Number R.14173/S.72
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Painting
Main Material
Medium Gouache on paper
Provenance Lucknow, U. P., India
Find Place Painting Register no. 1 Page 8
School Mughal School
Period / Year of Work C.1615 A.D.
Dimensions L. 28.2 cm; B. 18.4 cm
Brief Description This painting represents, Madonna and child drawn in a mirror frame. Madonna is also wearing red full-sleeves robe with golden veil(ordni). She is sitting with a baby on her lap and looks very motherly and gracefully towards the child. The Jesuit mission to the Mughal courts resulted in the synthesis of two diverse cultures. The fusion profoundly influenced the Mughal Tasbir-khana and constituted one of the most flourishing of artistic exchange.