Posthumous Portrait of Raja Bhim Singh of Mewar
Object Place: Mughal artists working at Amber, Rajasthan, Northern India
Other (Full dimension): 45.5 x 34 cm (17 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.) Framed: 22 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (57.8 x 47.6 cm)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Not On View
Persian inscription on lower inner border: "Portrait of Bhayun (Bhima), son of Rana Amara."
Dingal (language of Mewar) in devanagari script: "When Amar [Singh] strode through the city of the immortals, Jahangir returned ashamed, Bhima shed no tears, Khurram fled anxious. Man [Singh] whose head was split and whose body was enfeebled, met his fate; while those who are accustomed to flee fled, he [Bhim Singh] did not budge."
In Devanagari, in gold ink: "Portrait of Raja Bhaim [son of?] Amar Singh"
1983, purchased by the MFA from Spink and Sons, Ltd., London. (Accession date: April 13, 1983)
Frederick L. Jack Fund