H x W (overall): 20.1 x 31.4 cm (7 15/16 x 12 3/8 in)
Bikaner, Rajasthan state, India
Detached album folio; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: Princess with attendants; verso: sarlawh, text: Invocation to God and Padishahs, one column, six lines, two seals.
Border: The painting has occupied the full width of the page; the text is set in an illuminated border mounted on cream-colored paper with gold and colorful flowers.
Bottom page, seal.
From at least 1934
Albert Besnard, from at least 1934 
Henri Vever (1854-1942), Paris and Noyers, France, to 1942 
From 1942 to 1986
Family member, Paris and Boulogne, France, by inheritance from Henri Vever, Paris and Noyers, France 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from a family member, Paris and Boulogne, France 
 Susan Nemazee, "Appendix 7: Chart of Recent Provenance" in An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection, Glenn D. Lowry et al (Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), p. 411.
 See Glenn D. Lowry et al., An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection (Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), p. 345, no. 416.
 See the Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of the Henri Vever Collection of January 9, 1986, Collections Management Office.