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Portrait, probably of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb

June 30, 1900
Aurangzeb 1658–1707

Portrait, probably of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb



Portrait, probably of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Indian, Rajasthani 19th century Object Place: Jaipur, Rajasthan, Northern India MEDIUM/TECHNIQUE Tracing: ink on skin DIMENSIONS 16.3 x 9 cm (6 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.) CREDIT LINE Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection ACCESSION NUMBER 17.2387 COLLECTIONS Asia, Prints and Drawings CLASSIFICATIONS Drawings PROVENANCE By 1916, purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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