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Title
Shah Jahan striking a lion
Creator
Unknown, India
Date Created and/or Issued
1680-1680
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Indian Miniature Paintings
Rights Information
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Description
As a lion mauls a man Shah Jahan raises a sword to kill the lion who has a man's head in its mouth. Another man spears the lion, a third draws his sword, while a fourth falls back and a fifth runs away.
Type
image
Format
Drawing ink and color wash on paper India, Mughal, Delhi or Lahore h 9 x w 8
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0b69n49x
1998.42.12
Place
India, Mughal, Delhi or Lahore