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The Emperor Shah Jahan Standing on a Globe

Artist:
Inscribed (later) to Hashim  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.1 x 15.8 cm (9 7/8 x 6 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1618-19
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
angel  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
illumination  Search this
halo  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
globe  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1939.49a
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Fragment from Maharaja Pratap Singh with ladies of the royal harem

Artist:
Sahiba Ram (ca. 1740-1800)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 46.4 x 44.5 cm (18 1/4 x 17 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
1780-1800
Period:
Kachavaha dynasty
Topic:
drinking  Search this
Kachavaha dynasty  Search this
India  Search this
maharaja  Search this
harem  Search this
smoking  Search this
hookah  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1997.70
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Maharao Ram Singh II of Kotah and the Maharana of Udaipur watch a wrestling match

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 33 x 26.7 cm (13 x 10 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Kota, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
ca. 1828
Topic:
sport  Search this
courtier  Search this
halo  Search this
India  Search this
maharaja  Search this
king  Search this
tent  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Bequest of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution, 1981
Accession Number:
S1988.21
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Gambhir Singh the Maharaja of Rajpipla

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper board
Dimensions:
H x W: 66.3 x 48 cm (26 1/8 x 18 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Rajpipla, Gujarat state, India
Date:
ca. 1860
Topic:
portrait  Search this
sword  Search this
gun  Search this
India  Search this
maharaja  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1994.10.1
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edanmdm:fsg_S1994.10.1

Firman of the Emperor Shah Jahan

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 93.4 x 49 cm (36 3/4 x 19 5/16 in)
Type:
Document
Calligraphy
Origin:
India
Date:
1657-58
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1996.31
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Firman of the Emperor Aurangzeb

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 110 x 47.5 cm (43 5/16 x 18 11/16 in)
Type:
Document
Origin:
India
Date:
1661-62
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1996.32
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edanmdm:fsg_S1996.32

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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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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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.401

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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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.408

Equestrian Portrait of Jahangir

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 35.5 x 27.3 cm (14 x 10 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
portrait  Search this
horse  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
equestrian  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:
S1986.414
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.414
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Emperor Aurangzeb; reverse: calligraphic panel

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 29.6 x 20.1 cm (11 5/8 x 7 15/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
1619 (1028 A.H.)
Topic:
portrait  Search this
prayer beads  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:
S1986.420
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Sultan Khurram (Shah Jahan)

Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.1 x 7.3 cm (4 3/8 x 2 7/8 in)
Type:
Drawing
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1615
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
prince  Search this
emperor  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:
S1986.437
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.437

Humayun and Akbar

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 31 x 21.3 cm (12 3/16 x 8 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
portrait  Search this
halo  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
ruler  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:
S1986.442
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Emperor Babur

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 30.8 x 21.4 cm (12 1/8 x 8 7/16 in)
Type:
Drawing
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
late 19th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
nasta'liq script  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:
S1986.443
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Shah Jahan hunting

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 44.4 x 31.1 cm (17 1/2 x 12 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
lion  Search this
hunting  Search this
horse  Search this
elephant  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  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:
S1986.444
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Portrait of Jahangir

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14.3 x 11.1 cm (5 5/8 x 4 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1620
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
falconry  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Gellatly collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.353
Accession Number:
LTS1985.1.353
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Lady with a portrait of Jahangir

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 18.4 x 13.7 cm (7 1/4 x 5 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1600
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
woman  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Gellatly collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.354
Accession Number:
LTS1985.1.354
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Coin (mohur) of Jahangir

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.1 x 2.1 x 0.2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Exchange Media
Metalwork
Origin:
Ajmer, India
Date:
1614
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Gellatly collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.605
Accession Number:
LTS1985.1.605
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Bahram Gur slays a dragon in India, text: Bahram marries the daughter of Shangal, king of India; verso: text: Bahram Gur flees from India

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.8 x 30 cm (14 1/2 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Shahnama  Search this
archery  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
emperor  Search this
Bahram Gur  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  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:
S1986.114
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