Court Ladies Playing with Fireworks

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Muhammad Afzal (active 1740-1780)
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Muhammad Shah, ca. 1740
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 18.9 x 11.7 cm (7 7/16 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
India, Haryana state, Delhi
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1924.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
child, fireworks, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), night, woman
Provenance

To 1924
Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, Boston to 1924 [1]

From 1924
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, Boston in 1924 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy 1877-1947

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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