Description This painting, Walters manuscript leaf W.705, depicts the Mughal ruler Jahangir (reigned 1014-1037 AH/AD 1605-1627), standing in three-quarter profile, a pose that was common in official Mughal portraiture. It is attributable to the 13th century AH/AD 19th. During that time, portraits of earlier Mughal rulers were copied and disseminated. This work is executed in opaque watercolor and gold.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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