Page from the St. Petersburg Album: Floral border framing painting (F1942.15a)

Maker(s)
Borders: Muhammad Sadiq
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, 1747–48
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (border): 46.9 x 30.7 cm (18 7/16 x 12 1/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1942.15c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album folio border

Keywords
flower, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Wilma Komala. The Windsor Castle Badhah Nama and its Place in the Development of Historical Painting During the Reign of Shah Jahan, 1628-1658. Ann Arbor. pl. LXV.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. p. 168.
  • Edwards Park. Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution., 1st ed. Washington and New York. p. 351.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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