Khawja Buzurjmihr Takes Leave of His Aged Mother to Go Out into the World and Seek Redress, from the Hamzanama

Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar, ca. 1560-1565
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on cloth, mounted on paperboard
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 70.5 x 53.7 cm (27 3/4 x 21 1/8 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.398
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
Buzurjmihr, family, Hamzanama, Henri Vever collection, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907

Published References
  • Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 39, p. 30, 32.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 6B, p. 55.
  • John Seyller. The Adventures of Hamza: Painting and Storytelling in Mughal India. Washington. pp. 256-257, R3.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum