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Elephant and Mahout

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Inscription

Inscription in front: Four panels of Persian calligraphy in the inner margins and a brief Persian notation above the image.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Edward W. Forbes in 1907.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Forbes

Indian, late Mughal period, 18th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

40.7 x 27.6 cm (16 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.288

Medium or Technique

Ink and light color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings