A Night Celebration of the Prophet’s Birthday from the St. Petersburg album

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Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Bulaqi, son of Hoshang
Borders: Muhammad Sadiq
Patron: Shah Jahan ((reigned 1628-1658))
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Shah Jahan, ca. 1635; borders 1751-52
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 30.5 x 23.1 cm (12 x 9 1/8 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1942.17a
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album folio with painting

Keywords
India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658), 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
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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