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Portrait of Akbar with falcon

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Inscription

Inscription in front: Persian inscription under blue margin. Inscription in back: Persian inscription in margin. Seven lines in Nasta'liq calligraphy and name Shah Akbar

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1915 by Denman Waldo Ross. Purchased in Bombay.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Mughal period, 17th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

28.2 x 21.5 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.41

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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