Portrait of an African courtier, possibly Malik Ambar

Indian, Deccani
early 17th century


Object Place: Ahmednagar, Deccan, Southern India

Dimensions

30.5 x 21.1 cm (12 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.8

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Inscription, nearly illegible, may include name "Malik Ambar"

Provenance

1926, sold by the Persian Art Center to the MFA for $225. (Accession Date: January 7, 1926)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund