Portrait of Raja Sangram of Gorakhpur

Indian
Mughal period
early 17th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

16.3 x 8.8 cm (6 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.670

Medium or Technique

Opaque wartercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Inscription in Persian: "Portrait of Raja Sangram, a good likeness."

Provenance

By 1912, Victor Goloubew (b. 1879 - d. 1945), Paris [see note 1]; 1914, sold by Goloubew through M. Meyer-Riefstahl to the MFA for $76,999.81 (total price for 14.532-700). (Accession Date: June 4, 1914)

NOTES:
[1] Victor Goloubew was born in Russia but lived in Paris by the time of this acquisition. He formed this collection of Persian and Indian miniature paintings and exhibited it at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris from 1912 to 1914 (Paull, Florence Virginia. "The Goloubew Collection of Persian and Indian Paintings." Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin. Vol. XIII. No. 74. (February 1915) 1-16).

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912 and Picture Fund