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"King Sal Visits Kala Yavana", Folio from a Harivamsa (Legend of Hari (Krishna))

Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
ca. 1590–95
Geography:
present-day Pakistan, probably Lahore
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Page: 13 9/16 x 8 15/16 in. (34.4 x 22.7 cm) Painting: 11 7/16 x 2 3/4 in. (29 x 7 cm) Text page: 9 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. (23.5 x 13.6 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.266.5
Not on view
Hagop Kevorkian, New York (until d. 1962: his estate sale, Sotheby's, London,December 6, 1967, no. 115, to MMA)
"The Property of the Kevorkian Foundation, December 6, 1967." In Highly Important Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures. London: Sotheby's, New York, 1967. no. 115, p. 38, ill. opp. p. 38 (b/w).

Calza, Gian Carlo. "The Great Emperor of India." In Akbar. Milan: Skira, 2012. no. V.24, pp. 218-219, 274, ill. pp. 218-9, (color).



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