Page from the St. Petersburg album

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Maker(s)
Artist: Imad al-Hasani (died 1615)
Borders: Muhammad Hadi (Iranian, active mid-18th century)
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, calligraphy 1608-9, borders 1756-57
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 30.5 x 17.1 cm (12 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1942.16b
On View Location
Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses: Art in the Islamic World
Classification(s)
Album, Calligraphy
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
illumination, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), nasta'liq script, 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

Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 22B, pp. 124-125.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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