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The Emperor Alamgir (reigned 1658–1707) on Horseback

December 31, 1689
Mirza Firuz Shah
Aurangzeb 1658–1707

The Emperor Alamgir (reigned 1658–1707) on Horseback



The Emperor Alamgir (reigned 1658–1707) on Horseback c. 1690-1710 India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756).

Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper

Overall: 30.5 x 22.3 cm (12 x 8 3/4 in.)

Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1971.81 

EXHIBITION HISTORY: Asia Society Museum, New York (2/7/2012 - 5/6/2012)

"Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857" (not pictured in the catalog) Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857.

The Asia Society Museum, New York, NY (organizer) (February 7-May 6, 2012).

Indian Gallery 242 Rotation – April-November 2018. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (April 2-November 18, 2018).

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Very good information.


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