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"Portrait of Rup Singh", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Painting by Govardhan (active ca. 1596–1645)

Calligrapher:
Sultan 'Ali al-Mashhadi (active late 15th–early 16th century)
Object Name:
Album leaf
Date:
verso: ca. 1615–20; recto: ca. 1500
Geography:
India
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Page: H. 15 5/16 in. (38.9 cm) W. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm) Painting with border: H. 8 13/16 in. (22.4 cm) W. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm) Painting without border: H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm) W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and The Kevorkian Foundation Gift, 1955
Accession Number:
55.121.10.8
451296

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