Two pheasants

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Historical period(s)
ca. 1620
Movement
Golconda Court
School
Deccani School
Medium
Full color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9.4 x 13.2 cm (3 11/16 x 5 3/16 in)
Geography
India, Deccan, Telangana, Golconda
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.78
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
India, pheasant
Provenance

To 1929
Kirkor Minassian, New York to 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York 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
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. cat. 33, p. 207.
  • Richard Ettinghausen, Stuart Cary Welch, Jagdish Mittal. Portfolio [Deccani Miniature Painting]. vol. 16, no. 2 Bombay. p. 14.
  • Mark Zebrowski. Deccani Painting. Berkeley, 1982-1983. p. 175.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum