PORTRAIT OF RAJA SANGRAM OF GORAKHPUR

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June 30, 1700
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Aurangzeb 1658–1707

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DESCRIPTION

Indian Mughal period early 17th century Object Place: Northern India

MEDIUM/TECHNIQUE

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

DIMENSIONS

Height x width: 16.3 × 8.8 cm (6 7/16 × 3 7/16 in.)

COLLECTIONS

Asia

CLASSIFICATIONS

Paintings

INSCRIPTIONS

Inscription in Persian: "Portrait of Raja Sangram, a good likeness."

PROVENANCE

By 1912, Victor Goloubew (b. 1879 - d. 1945), Paris [see note 1]; 1914, sold by Goloubew through M. Meyer-Riefstahl to the MFA for $76,999.81 (total price for 14.532-700). (Accession Date: June 4, 1914)

NOTES:

Victor Goloubew was born in Russia but lived in Paris by the time of this acquisition. He formed this collection of Persian and Indian miniature paintings and exhibited it at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris from 1912 to 1914 (Paull, Florence Virginia. "The Goloubew Collection of Persian and Indian Paintings." Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin. Vol. XIII. No. 74. (February 1915) 1-16).

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Mohmedd shareef

Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

Mirza Firuz

This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???

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