The King’s Favorite Courtesan is Abducted by Sea

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Mushfiq
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Jahangir, ca. 1610
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 17.4 x 11.9 cm (6 7/8 x 4 11/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1945.28
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
abduction, boat, fishing, horse, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), ocean, princess, Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 15, 15A, p. 92.
  • Mario Bussagli. Indian Miniatures. London and New York. p. 114, pl. 52.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. cat. 14, p. 126.
  • Barbara Brend. Perspectives on Persian Painting: Illustrations to Amir Khusrau's Khamsah. New York and London. p. 258, pl. 104.
  • John Seyller, in association with the Freer Gallery of Art. Workshop and Patron in Mughal India: The Freer Ramayana and Other Illustrated Manuscripts of 'Abd al-Rahim. Supplementum 42, Zurich and Washington. p. 281, fig. 203.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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