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Single Leaf of a Portrait of the Emperor Jahangir
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Single Leaf of a Portrait of the Emperor Jahangir


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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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Period
13th century AH/AD 1825-1875 (Mughal)
Medium
ink and pigments on brown paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.705
Measurements
H: 8 1/16 x W: 6 1/2 in. (20.5 x 16.5 cm)
Geographies
  • India (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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