Two elephants fighting
Ink, pigments and gold on paper
India, circa 1660 – 1680, Mughal Period
Height Miniature: 15; Margins: 20 Width Miniature: 23,5; Margins : 33 cm
For other paintings depicting fighting elephants see: Falk, T. & Archer, M. (1981) Indian Miniatures in the India Office Library, London: Sotheby Parke Bernet / Delhi-Karachi: Oxford University Press, p. 371, N° 51.
A page of the Padshahnama depicting a very closely related fight of elephants is illustrated in: Leach, L. Y. (1998) Paintings from India from the Nasser D. Khalili Collection, London: The Nour Foundation, Vol. VIII, pp. 110-115.