Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings from the St. Petersburg Album

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Maker(s)
Artist: Bichitr (active between ca. 1615 - 1640) Margins by Muhammad Sadiq
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Jahangir, ca. 1615-1618, margins 1747-48
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 25.3 x 18 cm (9 15/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1942.15a
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached folio

Keywords
emperor, hourglass, India, moon, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627), Sufi, Sufism, sun, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
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
Worlds within Worlds: Imperial Paintings from India and Iran
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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