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Animal Study: A Ram
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Animal Study: A Ram


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Description The tradition of making portraits of strange or favorite animals was initiated by the fourth Mughal emperor, Jahangir (r. 1605-27) and was continued by both later Mughals and Rajput patrons. This study of a ram is from the reign of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the famed builder of the Taj Mahal.
Provenance John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2003, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2003

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Period
1625-1650
Medium
pigments on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.899
Measurements
H: 6 1/4 x W: 5 5/8 in. (15.9 x 14.3 cm); Framed H: 20 1/8 × W: 15 3/16 × D: 1 1/4 in. (51.12 × 38.58 × 3.18 cm)
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  • India (Place of Origin)
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Not On View

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