Young Akbar Recognizes His Motherfrom anAkbarnama

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Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Madhava
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar, ca. 1596-1600
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 12.9 x 12 cm (5 1/16 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1939.57
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album folio with painting

Keywords
Akbarnama, child, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), prince, Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Heeramaneck Galleries

Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. cat. 12a, pp. 15, 103.
  • foreward by Milo Cleveland Beach. The Magnificent Mughals. New York. p. 26, fig. 1.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 10A, p. 70-1.
  • Freer Gallery of Art. Gallery Book IV: Exhibition of May 22nd, 1940. Washington, D.C. .
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Worlds within Worlds: Imperial Paintings from India and Iran
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum