Darbar of Jahangir

Maker(s)
Artist: Abu'l-Hasan
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Jahangir, ca. 1615
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16.9 x 12.3 cm (6 5/8 x 4 13/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1946.28
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf with painting

Keywords
emperor, globe, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Yale University Press. God is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture. Virginia. .
  • Sumanthi Ramaswamy. The Conceit of the Globe in Mughal Visual Practice. vol. 49, no. 14 Cambridge, England, October 2007. .
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Paintings of the Sultans and Emperors of India in American Collections. Lalit Kala Series of Indian Art New Delhi. pl. 11.
  • Heike Franke. Akbar und Gahangir: Untersuchungen zur politischen und religiosen Legitimation in Text und Bild. Bonner Islamstudien, no. 12. pl. 22.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. The Emperor's Choice., reprint. New York. pl. 28, fig. 3.
  • Richard Blanton, Lane Fargher. How Humans Cooperate: Confronting The Challenges of Collective Action. Boulder, Colorado. p. 143, fig. 8.2.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 33, pp. 160-1, fig. 44.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. cat. 31, pp.182,96, 203-4.
  • Richard Blanton, Lane Fargher. Collective Action in the Formation of Pre-Modern States. Fundamental Issues in Archaeology New York. p. 226.
  • Ivan Stchoukine. Portraits of Moghols, III, in Darbar de Jahangir Dans le Guzl Khanah. vol. 7, no. 4 Paris, December 1931. pp. 233-39.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Islamic Art and Archaeology: Collected Papers. Berlin. p. 666.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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