A Hawk with a Crane

Miniature from the Deccan School with centrally a rectangle with plain background onto which is painted a hawk catching an outstretched crane. Top right a flowering sprig in blue and bottom right the outlines of an open flower in grey. Around this a decorative framework with various floral ornaments in bright colors. The largest part of this frame consists of a floral motif in honeycomb pattern bordered by a frame of vines and buds. The outer border is light green and has largely crumbled off.

Watercolour, ink and gold on paper


Creator : 


Collection : 


Date :


Rights :



You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

Creative Commons

You can :

remix /  adapt this work even for commercial purposes, as long as you :

  • give appropriate credit and
  • license new creations under the identical terms.

Creative Commons

You can remix, adapt, and build upon this work, even commercially, as long as you:

  • credit the original creation. 

Creative Commons

Explore More