A Banquet in a Tent Encampment

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1600
  • Geography

  • Material

    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 27 x 17.4 cm (10 5/8 x 6 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Attributed to Miskin (active late 1570s–ca. 1604)
  • School/Tradition

    Mughal school
  • Provenance

    To at least 1956
    Philip Hofer, Cambridge, Massachusetts. [1]
    To at least 1982
    Terence McInerney, New York, New York. [2]
    Private collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [3]
    To at least 1987
    Terence McInerney, New York, New York. [4]
    From 1987
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Terence McInerney, New York, New York. [5]
    [1] See provenance information provided by Terence McInerney on the invoice dated December 7, 1987, object file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See note 1.
    [4] See note 1.
    [5] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Arts of Mughal India (1992) (May 24 to December 6, 1992)
    Art of India: Painting and Decorative Objects (July 30, 1988 to July 9, 1989)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Terence G. McInerney
    Philip Hofer
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
  • Type

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