Portrait of Shah Jahan (possibly)
Ink drawing with slight color on paper, mounted on gold-sprinkled border
late 17th century
sheet: 12 x 7 7/8 in. (30.5 x 20.0 cm)
image: 6 x 3 1/4 in. (15.2 x 8.3 cm) (show scale)
Lower left corner, in Persian: Manohar 902 [circa A.D. 1666]
The Persian script in the lower left corner, which spells "servant," is the introductory word of the text that continues on the next page.
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Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
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Indian. Portrait of Shah Jahan (possibly), late 17th century. Ink drawing with slight color on paper, mounted on gold-sprinkled border, sheet: 12 x 7 7/8 in. (30.5 x 20.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.227.164
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