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Portrait of a Mughal Prince, possibly a copy of a portrait of Sultan Shuja (1616-1659), between 1650 and 1700

  • Islamic, Indian

Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper

  • Image: 9 3/4 × 5 1/2 inches (24.8 × 14 cm)
  • 18 × 14 inches (45.7 × 35.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Electra Willard Fund

26.8

Department

Islamic Art

  • Mughal
  • Foil
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Paint
  • Gold
  • Portrait
  • Prince
  • Man
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Sword
  • India

Inscribed, in gold: Sultan Shuja' Inscribed, in black ink, center right

(Maggs Brothers, London, England); 1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Eastman, A.C. "Six Indian Paintings" Bulletin of the DIA 8, no. 5 (February 1927). University Liggett Antiques Show. Exh. cat., University Liggett School. Grosse Pointe Woods, 1979, p. 109.

Islamic, Indian, Portrait of a Mughal Prince, possibly a copy of a portrait of Sultan Shuja (1616-1659), between 1650 and 1700, opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Electra Willard Fund, 26.8.