"Portrait of Jahangir Holding Flower", Folio from the Davis Album

Not on view

While this painting offers a close rendering of Jahangir’s facial features, his slightly top-heavy body, stiff pose, and the dark background indicate that this is not a product of the imperial atelier. It could have been made at one of the provincial courts of northern India, or as some have suggested, at the Persian city of Isfahan by a local artist copying a Mughal image.

"Portrait of Jahangir Holding Flower", Folio from the Davis Album, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

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