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Babur receives a courtier

Artist:
Farrukh Beg (active early 1580s–1619)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 41.4 x 27 cm (16 5/16 x 10 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Lahore, Pakistan
Date:
ca. 1580-1585
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
lute  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
courtier  Search this
Baburnama  Search this
pavilion  Search this
tambourine  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
emperor  Search this
musician  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.230
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A Drunken Babur Returns to Camp at Night, from a Baburnama

Artist:
Farrukh Beg (active early 1580s–1619)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, mounted within borders of a Rawdat al-safa page
Dimensions:
H x W: 41 x 26.3 cm (16 1/8 x 10 3/8 in)
H x W (image): 24.3 x 14.1 cm (9 9/16 x 5 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Lahore, Pakistan
Date:
ca. 1589
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
night  Search this
drinking  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Baburnama  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
emperor  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.231
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Worlds within Worlds: Imperial Paintings from India and Iran
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Humayun Seated in a Landscape, from the Late Shah Jahan Album

Artist:
Payag (active ca.1591-ca.1658)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25.4 x 37 cm (10 x 14 9/16 in)
H x W (image): 18.8 x 12.3 cm (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1650
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.400
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Babur and Humayun with Courtiers, from the Late Shah Jahan Album

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper mounted on board
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1640
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
deer  Search this
angel  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
courtier  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.401
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Akbar with a Sarpech, from the Late Shahjahan Album

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in)
H x W (image): 24.2 x 15.6 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1650
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
crane  Search this
angel  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
courtier  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.402
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Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan from the Late Shah Jahan Album

Artist:
Bichitr (active between ca. 1615 - 1640)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 36.9 x 25.3 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1640
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
bird  Search this
angel  Search this
lute  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
God the Father  Search this
halo  Search this
India  Search this
Asaf Khan  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.403
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A Courtier, from the Late Shahjahan Album

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 43.5 x 35.4 cm (17 1/8 x 13 15/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1650
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
courtier  Search this
holy man  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.404
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Shah Jahan enthroned with Mahabat Khan and a Shaykh, from the late Shah Jahan Album

Artist:
'Abid (India, active 1604 - 1645)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper, mounted on board
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 37 x 25.2 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
India
Date:
1629-1630
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
holy man  Search this
Sufi  Search this
halo  Search this
throne  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.406
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Jahangir with Asaf Khan and Shayista Khan, from the Late Shah Jahan Album

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 44.9 x 33 cm (17 11/16 x 13 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1650
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
flower  Search this
cloud  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
courtier  Search this
carpet  Search this
halo  Search this
throne  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.407
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The Emperor Jahangir with Bow and Arrow

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 16 x 8.3 cm (6 5/16 x 3 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1603
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627)  Search this
bow  Search this
halo  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.408
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A Comb Duck

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 11.4 x 17.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
late 18th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
duck  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.410
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Two pheasants

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 14.1 x 9.9 cm (5 9/16 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
early 17th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
pheasant  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.411
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A spurfowl in a landscape

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 17.4 x 9 cm (6 7/8 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
late 17th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
pheasant  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.412
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Equestrian portrait of Shahjahan (r. 1628-58)

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 40.9 x 28.6 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Rajasthan, India
Date:
1750-1770
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
horse  Search this
angel  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.415
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Four portraits from the St. Petersburg Album

Calligrapher:
Imad al-Hasani (died 1615)  Search this
Borders:
Muhammad Sadiq  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 47.3 x 32.3 cm (18 5/8 x 12 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1650-1660; borders mid-18th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
bird  Search this
flower  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.421
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Two Persian noblemen

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 42.1 x 28.3 cm (16 9/16 x 11 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
mid-17th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
sword  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.424
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A reading of the Qur'an at court

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 23.2 x 30.5 cm (9 1/8 x 12 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Deccan, India
Date:
mid-18th century
Topic:
court  Search this
Islam  Search this
reading  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.430
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Prince holding a flower

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 18.1 x 11.8 cm (7 1/8 x 4 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Rajasthan, India
Date:
ca. 1740
Topic:
flower  Search this
sword  Search this
India  Search this
prince  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.433
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Equestrian portrait of Muhammad Shah from the Impey Album

Calligrapher:
Daswanth  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 46.9 x 32.6 cm (18 7/16 x 12 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, Avadh (Oudh), India
Date:
ca. 1730
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
falconry  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
halo  Search this
India  Search this
shah  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.434
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Seated nobleman

Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.2 x 8.8 cm (4 7/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Type:
Drawing
Origin:
India
Date:
mid-17th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
courtier  Search this
India  Search this
noble  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.436
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