Emperor Aurangzeb; reverse: calligraphic panel

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Historical period(s)
1619 (1028 A.H.)
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 29.6 x 20.1 cm (11 5/8 x 7 15/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.420
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Detached album folio with painting

Keywords
emperor, halo, Henri Vever collection, India, portrait, prayer beads, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942

Published References
  • Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 397, p. 332.
  • Rene Grousset. The Civilizations of the East. 4 vols., New York and London, 1931-1934. p. 326, fig. 205.
  • I.N. Khan Arshi. Black Taj Mahal: The Emperor's Missing Tomb. New Delhi. .
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum