Durbar of Eighteen Princes

Historical period(s)
Qutb Shani dynasty, ca. 1680
School
Deccani School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 27 x 51 cm (10 5/8 x 20 1/16 in)
Geography
India, Deccan plateau, Telangana state, Probably Hyderabad
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1997.29
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf with painting

Keywords
India, Qutb Shani dynasty (1518-1687), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Circa 1930
Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, circa 1930 [1]

Private collection, Paris [2]

To 1997
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York City, to 1997

From 1997
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in 1997

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 3, Vidya Dehejia, November 17, 1997, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd.
Léonce Rosenberg 1879-1947

Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 54, p. 183.
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 194-195.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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