A Banquet in a Tent Encampment

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Miskin (active late 1570s–ca. 1604)
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, ca. 1600
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 27 x 17.4 cm (10 5/8 x 6 7/8 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.1103
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
camel, cooking, goat, horse, India, man, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), soldier, tent, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To at least 1956
Philip Hofer, Cambridge, Massachusetts. [1]

To at least 1982
Terence McInerney, New York, New York. [2]

Private collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [3]

To at least 1987
Terence McInerney, New York, New York. [4]

From 1987
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Terence McInerney, New York, New York. [5]

Notes:

[1] See provenance information provided by Terence McInerney on the invoice dated December 7, 1987, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

[4] See note 1.

[5] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Terence McInerney
Philip Hofer

Published References
  • 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. p. 103.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 44, p. 172, fig. 46.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
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