Darbar of Jahangir

Indian, Mughal
Mughal period
About 1624; some areas repainted about 1628
Attributed to Manohar (Indian, active about 1580 to 1620), Attributed to Abul Hasan (Indian, active about 1600–1630)

Object Place: Northern India


Overall: 35 x 20 cm (13 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink, color, and gold on paper

Not On View






Persian inscription on the bottom-left of the picture: "Amal-I-Kamtrin Khanazadan," or "by the lowest second-generation servant of the house."


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)

[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