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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Attributed to Aqa Riza Jahangiri, Afghan
Gentleman with a Gold Wine Cup
Work Type
c. 1600
Creation Place: South Asia, India
Mughal period
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Ink heightened with opaque watercolor and gold on paper
13.1 x 6.8 cm (5 3/16 x 2 11/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous Funds
Accession Year
Object Number
Asian and Mediterranean Art
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Publication History

Phyllis Ackerman, Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art, exh. cat., Iranian Institute (New York, NY, 1940)

Eric Schroeder, Persian Miniatures in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1942), page 109-113/figure 19

Amina Okada, Imperial Mughal Painters: Indian Miniatures From the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Flammarion (Paris, France, 1992), page 106/figure 115

Krishna Riboud and Amina Okada, Samit & Lampas: Indian motifs, ed. Krishna Riboud, A.E.D.T.A. (Paris, France, 1998), page 165

Ladan Akbarnia and Chanchal Dadlani, The Tablet and the Pen: Drawings from the Islamic World, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2006), fig. 5

Exhibition History

Precisely to the Point, Daggers and Drawings from Persia and India: 15th-19th century, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/30/1992 - 07/26/1992

Linear Graces ... and Disgraces: Part I, Drawings from the Courts of Persia, Turkey, and India, 15th-19th Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/15/1994 - 12/11/1994

Where Traditions Meet: Painting in India from the 15th-17th Centuries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/05/2003 - 12/07/2003

The Tablet and the Pen: Drawings from the Islamic World, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/18/2006 - 07/23/2006

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