The Siege of Baghdad by Tahir, from the Tarikh-i-Alfi

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Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar, ca. 1592-94
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 42 x 24.7 cm (16 9/16 x 9 3/4 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1931.25
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)
Provenance

To 1931
Ajit Ghose, Calcutta to 1931 [1]

From 1931
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ajit Ghose, Calcutta in 1931 [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)

Ajit Ghose

Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. cat. 10a, pp. 92, 94.
  • J.V.S. Wilkinson Basil Gray. Mughal Miniatures from the Period of Akbar. vol. 11, no. 3/4 Berlin, May - August 1935. .
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 11A, p. 78.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum