Album leaf; recto: The Elephant Atash Khan; verso: calligraphic panel

citation

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Farrukh Beg (active early 1580sā€“1619)
Historical period(s)
Adil Shahi dynasty, Reign of Ibrahim Adil Shah II, ca. 1600
Movement
Bijapur Court
School
Deccan school
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 30.3 x 20.3 cm (11 15/16 x 8 in)
Geography
India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bijapur
Credit Line
Purchase ā€” Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1997.16
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Drawing
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
Adil Shahi dynasty (1489 - 1686), elephant, India, poems, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Michel Onou (died 1901), Istanbul and Athens [1]

To 1997
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York City, to 1997

From 1997
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in 1997

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 3, Vidya Dehejia, July 1997, in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd.
Michel Onou

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 182-183.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 50, p. 178-179.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum