Young Prince and Mentor Sitting in Landscape, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

Young Prince and Mentor Sitting in Landscape

Object Name:
Illustrated single work
ca. 1600
Attributed to India, Deccan
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Painting: H. 7 9/16 in. (19.2 cm)
W. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Page: H. 14 15/16 in. (37.9 cm)
W. 7 15/16 in. (20.2 cm)
Mat:: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm)
W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: On the brown margin, underneath the painting, there is a "3" in Persian written in black ink and "19 [unreadable figure] 9 JN6 [?]" in grey pencil. On the lower right corner of the painting there is instead a "2" in Persian. On the back of the page there is a "100" written in grey pencil.
Alexander Smith Cochran, Yonkers, NY (until 1913; gifted to MMA)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Making of a Collection," October 24, 2011–February 26, 2012, no catalogue.

Valentiner, William Reinhold. "The Cochran Collection of Persian Manuscripts." Museum of Metropolitan Art Bulletin, old series, vol. 8 (1913). pp. 80-86.

Savage-Smith, Emilie, ed. Magic and Divination in Early Islam. The Formation of the Classical Islamic World, vol. 42. Aldershot, Hants, Great Britain; Burlington, VT, USA: Ashgate, 2004. pp. 364, 368, ill. fig. 4 (b/w).