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Portrait of Shaikh Mir Muhammad and Mulla Shah

Object Name:
Illustrated album leaf
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Attributed to India
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Image 7 1/2 in x 10 7/8 in. Page 11 7/8 in. x 16 5/8 in. Mat 14 1/14 in. x 19 1/4 in.
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Julius Hoffman, 1909
Accession Number:
09.227.4
Not on view
Marking: In Persian: "His Honor Mian Mir, His Honor Mulla Shah".
Dr. Julius Hoffman, New York (until 1909; gifted to MMA)
Binyon, Laurence, and Sir Thomas Walker Arnold. "Historical Introduction and Notes by T.W. Arnold." In The Court Painters of the Grand Moguls. New York: H. Milford, 1921. ill. pl. XXXIII, Portrait of the dervish Shaikh Mir Muhammad, known as Mian Mir, and Mulla Shah.

Brand, Michael. "Art and Experience in India." In The Vision of Kings. Canberra, Australia: National Gallery of Australia, 1995. no. 77, p.113, ill. p. 113, related painting in Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from ca. 1635.



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