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Painting on a transparency, of a retinue of men and animals in the Arab world., Painting on a Transparency.
Author Name:    Painting on a Transparency.

Title:   Painting on a transparency, of a retinue of men and animals in the Arab world.

Seller ID:   55507

Painted in colour on the lower half of a transparency (possibly mica/eisenglass). The transparency measures 7.75 x 5.75 inches. The subject is a retinue of men and animals, led by an elephant bearing a red & green pennant, followed by slaves carrying jugs upon their heads, a body of men in white robes with red, green and purple sashes, and two men in coloured robes on horseback. Some of the men bear swords and shields. A piece is chipped away from the lower left corner, very good condition otherwise. Possibly late 19th century; nicely executed with bold colours and fine detail.


Price = 100.00 CAD
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