Holy man with prince and attendants

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1900
  • Geography

    Northern India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 21.3 x 16.4 cm (8 3/8 x 6 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Detached album folio; Holy man with prince and attendants; inscriptions on the border read: (on the left margin) portrait of Shah Qasim Anwar, and (on the right margin) Baysunqur Mirza.
    Borders: The painting is set in gold and black rulings surrounded by a blue inner frame and a gold outer frame, mounted on gold-sprinkled paperboard.
  • Inscriptions

    Right margin, Baysunqur [sic] Mirza; left margin, tasvir shah Qasim Anwar.
    Right margin, Baysunqur [sic] Mirza; left margin, tasvir shah Qasim Anwar.
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Origin

    Northern India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

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