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Jesuit Priest

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Description This Mughal painting from Walters manuscript leaf W.695 portrays a Jesuit priest standing in a landscape, holding a rosary in his right hand. It is attributable to the the mid-11th century AH/AD 17th. The top and bottom of the painting are bordered with marbled paper. Reddish-brown-tinted paper with illuminated floral motifs surrounds the image on four sides.
Date Description Narrative
9/01/2015Treatmentexamined for exhibition; installed in climate package; media consolidation
  • Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. 2015-2016.
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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mid-11th century AH/17th century AD (Mughal)
opaque watercolor and ink on paper mounted on pasteboard
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 12 1/2 x W: 8 1/4 in. (31.8 x 21 cm); Image H: 6 1/8 x W: 4 1/16 in. (15.5 x 10.3 cm)
  • India (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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