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An album, bound in painted leather covers, containing paintings and calligraphies

Type
Album
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Assembled in 18th century
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper with lacquered, painted leather covers
Dimension(s)
H x W: 46.4 x 33 cm (18 1/4 x 13 in)
Geography
India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.276a-ff

To 1907
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (1839-1914), London, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See See Original List of Persian Miniatures and Manuscripts, Miscellaneous section of Inventory, S.I. 1588, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (C.L. Freer source) (1839 - 1914)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Keyword(s)
India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)
Collection(s) Area
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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