Portrait of Ibrahim Adil Shah II, of Bijapur (d.1626) (?)

Historical period(s)
Adil Shahi dynasty, ca. 1640
Bijapur Court
Deccani school
Color and gold on paper
H x W: 7 x 5.3 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/16 in)
India, Deccan plateau, Karnataka state, Bijapur
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


Adil Shahi dynasty (1489 - 1686), India, portrait

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]


[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

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

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy 1877-1947

Published References
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Notes on Indian Paintings II. vol. 2, no. 2 Washington and Zurich. pp. 132-137, fig. 8.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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