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Portrait of the Emperor Aurangzeb

Object Name:
Album leaf
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Attributed to India
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
W. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935
Accession Number:
45.174.28
Not on view
Inscription: Translation by H. McAllister: At top: 'Alam gir Padishah
Page of calligraphy on reverse of this painting inscribed: Written by (wrote it) the slave, the hopeful sinner, 'Abd al Jabbar, may his sins be forgiven. 1034 [A.D.1624/5].

Marking: See additional card.
George D. Pratt, New York (by 1933–d. 1935); Vera Amherst Hale Pratt, New York (life interest 1935–45)
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