Susanna and the Elders, folio from the Gulshan Album (Rose Garden album)

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Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Jahangir, ca. 1595
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Oil on paper (image); opaque watercolor and gold on paper (borders)
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 42.3 x 26.4 cm (16 5/8 x 10 3/8 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1996.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album folio with painting

Keywords
bathing, flower, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), poems, Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627), Susanna, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd.

Label

This folio is a striking demonstration of Mughal artistic creativity and experimentation. The oil on paper is in a style closely related to paintings from Portugal and is one of the only two known oils from Mughal India.

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum