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A Mughal bust portrait of Hakīm Muʼmina wearing a European hat

December 31, 1619
The Morgan Library and Museum
Jahangir 1605–1627

A Mughal bust portrait of Hakīm Muʼmina wearing a European hat



A Mughal bust portrait of Hakīm Muʼmina wearing a European hat ca. 1620. Description: 1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; leaf: 416 x 300 mm; image: 140 x 82 mm Links: Detailed descriptions and additional bibliographies Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911. Genres: Miniatures (Illuminations)--17th century. Paper (fiber product) Cardboard. Single leaves. Notes: Ms. illuminated ca. 1620; painting extension and border added ca. 1750-1800. MICROFILM holding is on record for MS M.458.1r. Provenance: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Charles Hercules Read in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943). Associated Names: Read, Charles Hercules, Sir, 1857-1929, former owner. Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner. Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner. Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.5r. Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz. New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 147-148; figure 211; plate 29. Subjects: 1620. Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

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