Portrait of Prince Muhammad Buland Akhtar (known as Nur Achhe Sahib) at Prayer, Painting by Hujraj, Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Portrait of Prince Muhammad Buland Akhtar (known as Nur Achhe Sahib) at Prayer

Artist:
Painting by Hujraj
Object Name:
Illustrated single work
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Attributed to India
Medium:
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Image: H. 13 1/4 in (33.7 cm)
W. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Page: H. 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm)
W. 11 3/16 in. (28.4 cm)
Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm)
W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.138.2
Not on view
Inscription: Translation: In lower left corner: Prince Achhe Sahin; in upper margin: Portrait of Prince Muhammad Baland Akhtar, called Nur Achhe Sahib; in lower margin: Work of Hujaraj.

Marking: See additional card.
[ Maggs Bros. Ltd., London, until 1925; sold to MMA]
Abu'l Fazl. The A'in-i Akbari, edited by Lieut.Colonel D. C. Phillott. Vol. I, II, III. 3rd, 1977 ed. Calcutta: Oriental Books Reprint Corporation, 1873–1894. p. 68, ill. fig. 1.

Ekhtiar, Maryam, and Claire Moore, ed. "A Resource for Educators." In Art of the Islamic World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. pp. 30-31, ill. fig. 1 (color).