Jahangir Giving Books to Shaykhs; from the St. Petersburg Album

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Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Lalchand
Calligrapher: Imad al-Hasani (died 1615)
Borders: Muhammad Hadi (Iranian, active mid-18th century) Muhammad Baqir (mid-18th century)
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Jahangir, ca. 1620; borders mid-18th century; calligraphy AH 1020 (1611-12)
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 31.7 x 20.5 cm (12 1/2 x 8 1/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1931.20
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album folio with painting

Keywords
book, emperor, flower, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), nasta'liq script, Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627)
Provenance

To 1739
Mughal Imperial Library, Delhi to 1739 [1]

From 1739 to late 19th century
Persian Imperial Library, taken from Mughal Imperial Library at the Sack of Delhi in 1739 [2]

About late 19th century
Czar Nicholas II (?), Russian Imperial Collection [3]

To 1931
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1931 [4]

From 1931
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1931 [5]

Notes:

[1] Object file, Curatorial remarks, Milo C. Beach, March 4, 1994.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

[4] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
Mughal Imperial Library
Persian Imperial Library
Czar Nicholas II

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum