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Court Ladies Playing with Fireworks

Type
Painting
Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Muhammad Afzal (active 1740-1780)
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Muhammad Shah, ca. 1740
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W: 18.9 x 11.7 cm (7 7/16 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
India, Haryana, Delhi
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1924.6

To 1924
Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, Boston to 1924 [1]

From 1924
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, Boston in 1924 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Former owner
Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
child, fireworks, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), night, woman
Collection(s) Area
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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