London, South Kensington
29 April 2005
PRINCE MIRZA SALIM SHAH BAHADUR, DELHI SCHOOL, CIRCA 1820
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, showing the young prince, identified in gold nasta'liq above, seated facing right on a rug against bolsters on a terrace, standing to the left fanning him is Tarbiat Khan known as Imam Bakhsh Khan, identified in black nasta'liq to the left, gold border -- 11¼ x 6¾in. (28.5 x 17.2cm.)
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For a painting of Prince Mirza Selim with his father Akbar II see Mildred Archer, Company Paintings, London, 1992, p162 no 144.
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