A Cat Wounded by Hunters

Indian
Mughal period
about 1600
Patron Akbar


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

10.3 x 5.7 cm (4 1/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.74

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Inscription in front: In upper margin, in Persian: "Shabih-i Shahzada Daniyal" (=picture of Prince Daniyal). Inscription in back: Four lines of Nastaliq calligraphy, transliterated and translated by AKC (see notes, below)

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Luzac & Co., London, No. 586 for £4. 10 through Dr. A. K. Coomaraswamy.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund