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"Dervish Leading a Bear", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)

Calligrapher: Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550)
Object Name: Album leaf
Date: recto: ca. 1630–40; verso: ca. 1530–40
Geography: India
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 15 5/16 in. (38.9 cm) W. 10 1/16 in. (25.6 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund and The Kevorkian Foundation Gift, 1955
Accession Number: 55.121.10.10

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