Description According to the inscription in the upper panel of this manuscript leaf, Walters W.713, this painting depicts the Safavid ruler Shah 'Abbas I (reigned 996 AH/AD 1588-1038 AH/AD 1629). It was likely produced in India in the 12th century AH/AD 18th. The Safavid ruler is shown in a stylized landscape. The blue, gray, and salmon borders are decorated with illuminated floral and zoomorphic motifs.
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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