The Submission of Bairam Khan [right half] from an Akbarnama

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Dharm Das
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 (painting): 24 × 12.8 cm (9 7/16 × 5 1/16 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1952.33
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf with painting

Keywords
drum, India, lute, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1952
Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc., New York to 1952 [1]

From 1952
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc. in 1952 [2]

Notes:

[1] See Freer Gallery or Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc.

Published References
  • Rudolf Meyer Riefstahl. Catalog of an Exhibition of Persian and Indian Miniature Paintings forming the Private Collection of Dikran Khan Kelekian. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 92.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 10B, p. 72.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. cat. 12b, pp. 104-106.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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