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Prince Riding Prancing Horse

Object Name:
Illustrated album leaf
Date:
late 16th century
Geography:
India
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
13 1/2 x 8 5/8in. (34.3 x 21.9cm) Miniature including border: 9 13/16 x 5 11/16 in. (25 x 14.4 cm) Miniature without border: 8 3/8 x 4 5/8in. (21.3 x 11.8cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.266.6
Not on view
Marking: In upper border, in black ink: [ ]
On back, at top, in blue ballpoint: Page 762 # [ ] Album Mughal
On back, in pencil below: 45
In bottom right (circular sticker) in pencil: 332
Hagop Kevorkian, New York (until d. 1962; his estate sale, Sotheby's, London,December 6, 1967, no. 119, 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. 119, p. 41, ill. opp. p. 41 (b/w).

Calza, Gian Carlo. "The Great Emperor of India." In Akbar. Milan: Skira, 2012. no. 1.9, pp. 98-99, 236, ill. p. 98 (color).



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