Portrait of Asalat Khan

Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Shah Jahan, ca. 1645
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16.1 x 9.2 cm (6 5/16 x 3 5/8 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1929.81
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), portrait, Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658), shield
Provenance

To 1929
Kirkor Minassian, New York to 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York in 1929 [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)

Kirkor Minassian 1874-1944

Published References
  • Fredrik Robert Martin. The Miniature Painting and Painters of Persia, India, and Turkey from the 8th to the 18th Century. 2 vols., London. vol. 2: pl. 198.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 38, p. 166.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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