Description This Mughal painting of the early 11th century AH/AD 17th, Walters W.693, depicts 2 young men on a white elephant. The seated man is being served wine. The painting is surrounded by a frame of illuminated buff-colored paper with four panels inscribed with Persian verses written in black Nasta'liq script. The border is of salmon-colored paper with illuminated floral motifs.
- Elephants. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987-1988.
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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