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Portrait of ‘Azam Shah Shahzadeh

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Inscription

Inscription in front: In upper right corner, in Devanagari and Persian: "Azam Shah Sazada."

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Mughal period, early 18th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

16 x 8.2 cm (6 5/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.98

Medium or Technique

Ink on skin

Collections

Asia

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