A tracing of Muhammad Shah with four courtiers

Indian
Mughal period
about 1720


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

16.4 x 22.2 cm (6 7/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.65

Medium or Technique

Ink and light color on skin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Inscription in front: Persian inscriptions above each figure, reafding left to right: "Muhammad Shah Badshah Ghazni," "Nawab Sa' Adat Khan, Burhanu-L-Mulk," "Hafiz Khidmatgar Khan, Nawab Nazir," "Nawab Raushanu-D-Daulab, Bahadur," Nawab Hafizu-D-Din," Khan Bahadur"
Each figure identified in Persian script, reading from left to right: "Muhammad Shah Padshah Ghazni, Nawab Sa'adal Khan Burhan-ul-mulk, Hafiz Khilmadtgar(?) Khan Nawab Nazir, Raushan(?) ud Daulat Nawab Bahadur, Nawab Hafiz-ud-din Khaubahadur(?).

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy