Baba Junayd Is Rude to Umar and Turns Him Away from the Caravanserai, from a Hamzanama

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Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, ca. 1570
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 69.8 x 53.7 cm (27 1/2 x 21 1/8 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1981.11
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
Hamzanama, India, man, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1981
Marvin Sadik Fine Arts, Inc., Falmouth, ME, to 1981 [1]

From 1981
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Marvin Sadik Fine Arts, Inc. in 1981

Notes:

[1] The object is said to have been "in a farmhouse in Maine" for over fifty years before it was acquired by the dealer who sold it to the Freer Gallery of Art (see Curatorial Note 4 in the object record).

Previous Owner(s)

Marvin Sadik Fine Arts, Inc.

Published References
  • John Seyller. The Adventures of Hamza: Painting and Storytelling in Mughal India. Washington. cat. 37, pp. 127, 263, R53.
  • Oleg Grabar. Masterpieces of Islamic Art: The Decorated Page from the 8th to the 17th Century., English edition. New York. pp. 64-65, pl. 8.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 6C, p. 56.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum