The Mughal Prince Parvez and a Holy Man

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Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Jahangir, ca. 1610
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 15 x 8.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/8 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
ascetic, dervish, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), prince, Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627)
Provenance

To 1929
Kirkor Minassian (1874-1944), New York, NY, to 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian in 1929 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also, see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Kirkor Minassian 1874 - 1944

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 67, p. 113.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. cat. 30, p. 202-203.
  • Jackie Assayag. Is South Asia a Composite Culture?: Hindus and Muslims at the Cross-Road. vol. 12 Lisbon, August 2005. p. 7.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Emperors, Peris, and Demons in Near Eastern Art. Washington, November 1978. p. 149.
  • F. R. Martin. The Miniature Painting and Painters of Persia, India, and Turkey from the 8th to the 18th Century. 2 vols., London. pl. 201.
  • Freer Gallery of Art. Gallery Book IV: Exhibition of September 24, 1934. Washington, September 24, 1934. .
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 34, p. 162.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum