Black Francolin

Maker(s)
Artist: Muhammad
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar, 19th century
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 14.2 x 10 cm (5 9/16 x 3 15/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1939.47b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf with painting

Keywords
bird, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • M.A. Alvi, A. Rahman. Jahangir: The Naturalist. New Delhi. pl. 10.
  • Sport in Art: Some Wonderful Birds. vol. 1, no. 9, October 11, 1954. p. 60.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. p. 190, fig. 35.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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