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A charioteer riding through a rocky landscape with an entourage of footmen and musicians, page from a Razm-nama (Book of Wars) adapted from the Sanskrit Mahabharata and translated into Persian by Mir Ghiyath al-Din Ali Qazvini, known as Naqib Khan (Persian, d. 1614)

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Jahangir 1605–1627

A charioteer riding through a rocky landscape with an entourage of footmen and musicians, page from a Razm-nama (Book of Wars) adapted from the Sanskrit Mahabharata and translated into Persian by Mir Ghiyath al-Din Ali Qazvini, known as Naqib Khan (Persian, d. 1614)

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A charioteer riding through a rocky landscape with an entourage of footmen and musicians, page from a Razm-nama (Book of Wars) adapted from the Sanskrit Mahabharata and translated into Persian by Mir Ghiyath al-Din Ali Qazvini, known as Naqib Khan (Persian, d. 1614) 1616-1617 attributed to Yusuf Ali (Indian, active early 1600s) India, Mughal, 17th century made for Abd al-Rahim the Khan Khanan Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper Page: 43.5 x 28.3 cm (17 1/8 x 11 1/8 in.) Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection 2013.322 PROVENANCE Collection of Hagop Kevorkian (1872–1962), New York, before 1962 Sotheby’s, London, Highly Important Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures: The Property of the Kevorkian Foundation, 7 December 1970, lot 110 EXHIBITION HISTORY Main gallery rotation (gallery 245): November 2, 2015 - The Cleveland Museum of Art (7/31/2016-10/23/2016); Art and Stories from Mughal India, cat. 50.

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