"Jahangir and His Vizier, I'timad al-Daula", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Attributed to Manohar (active ca. 1582–1624)
Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550)
recto: ca. 1615; verso: ca. 1530–45
Attributed to India
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
H. 15 3/8 in. (39 cm) W. 10 3/16 in. (25.9 cm)
Purchase, Rogers Fund and The Kevorkian Foundation Gift, 1955
Not on view
Signature: 188.8.131.52 verso: In Persian, in lower left corner triangle: The poor Mir 'Ali.
Inscription: 184.108.40.206 recto: In Persian, in upper right corner under canopy: Shah Jahangir. In Persian, under carpet: Manohar, slave of the court. In Persian, on paper: God is the greatest. Nur-ud-din Jahangir, son of Akbar Shah, is Padshah in form and essence through the grace of God.
Marking: 220.127.116.11 recto: Margin number '37' is inscribed in the gilt margin.
Jack S. Rofe, Scotland (in 1929; sale, Sotheby's, London,December 12, 1929, to Kevorkian); [ Hagop Kevorkian, New York, from 1929]; [ Kevorkian Foundation, New York, until 1955; gift and sale to MMA]