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Portrait of Prince Muhammad Buland Akhtar (known as Nur Achhe Sahib) at Prayer

Artist:
Painting by Hujraj
Object Name:
Illustrated single work
Date:
17th century
Geography:
India
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
13 1/16 x 9in. (33.2 x 22.9cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.138.2
Not on view
Inscription: Translation: In lower left corner: Prince Achhe Sahin; in upper margin: Portrait of Prince Muhammad Baland Akhtar, called Nur Achhe Sahib; in lower margin: Work of Hujaraj.

Marking: See additional card.
[ Maggs Bros. Ltd., London, until 1925; sold to MMA]
Abu'l Fazl. The A'in-i Akbari, edited by Lieut.Colonel D. C. Phillott. Vol. I, II, III. 3rd, 1977 ed. Calcutta: Oriental Books Reprint Corporation, 1873–1894. p. 68, ill. fig. 1.

Ekhtiar, Maryam, and Claire Moore, ed. "A Resource for Educators." In Art of the Islamic World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. pp. 30-31, ill. fig. 1 (color).



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