Description This Indian drawing with opaque watercolor and illumination, Walters manuscript leaf W.709, depicts a man seated against a cushion holding a flower in his left hand. The work was executed in India during the 12th century AH/AD 18th. There is a Persian inscription reading, "a youth as ambitious as Iskandar (Alexander the Great)."
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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