The Shah Nujeef
- Additional Title(s):
Storming of the Shah Najaf
- Watercolor with gouache and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper, pasted on contemporary mount made of moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Mount: 14 5/8 x 20 7/8 inches (37.1 x 53 cm) and Sheet: 14 1/8 x 20 1/8 inches (35.9 x 51.1 cm)
Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "The Shah Nujeef. Lucknow."; in graphite, on back of mount, center: "201"
Signed and dated in black ink, lower right: "Wm. Simpson | 1861."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | battle | cannons | conflict | domes | historical subject | landscape | mausoleum | men | military art | mosques | siege | siege artillery | smoke | soldiers | walls
- Associated Places:
- Asia | India | Lucknow | Shah Najaf | Uttar Pradesh
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- IIIF Manifest:
Stephen Markel, India's fabled city, the art of courtly Lucknow , Prestel, Munich New York, 2010, pp. 40, 260, no. 176, no. 176, N7308 L83 M37 2010 + (YCBA)