Young Akbar Recognizes His Motherfrom anAkbarnama

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Madhava
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar, ca. 1596-1600
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 12.9 x 12 cm (5 1/16 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1939.57
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album folio with painting

Keywords
Akbarnama, child, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), prince, Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Freer Gallery of Art. Gallery Book IV: Exhibition of May 22nd, 1940. Washington. .
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. cat. 12a, pp. 15, 103.
  • foreward by Milo Cleveland Beach. The Magnificent Mughals. New York. p. 26, fig. 1.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 10A, p. 70-1.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Worlds within Worlds: Imperial Paintings from India and Iran
Google Cultural Institute
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