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

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1570
  • Geography

  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 69.8 x 53.7 cm (27 1/2 x 21 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Court

    Mughal Court
  • School/Tradition

    Mughal School
  • 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
    [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).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Adventures of Hamza (June 26 to September 29, 2002)
    Masterworks of Indian Painting (December 13, 1997 to June 13, 1998)
    The Imperial Image: Painting for the Mughal Court (September 25, 1981 to 30 March 1982)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Marvin Sadik Fine Arts, Inc.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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