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Portrait of an African Courtier, possibly Malik Ambar

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Provenance

1926, sold by the Persian Art Center to the MFA for $225. (Accession Date: January 7, 1926)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Indian, early 17th century

Object Place

Ahmednagar, Deccan, Southern India

Dimensions

30.5 x 21.1 cm (12 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.8

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings