Durbar of Eighteen Princes

Historical period(s)
Qutb Shani dynasty, ca. 1680
Deccani school
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
H x W (overall): 27 x 51 cm (10 5/8 x 20 1/16 in)
India, Deccan plateau, Telangana state, Probably Hyderabad
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting

Album leaf with painting

India, Qutb Shani dynasty (1518-1687)

Circa 1930
Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, circa 1930 [1]

Private collection, Paris [2]

To 1997
Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York City, to 1997

From 1997
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in 1997


[1] According to Curatorial Note 3, Vidya Dehejia, November 17, 1997, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.
Léonce Rosenberg 1879-1947

Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court., 2nd ed. Washington and Ahmedabad, India, 2012. cat. 54, p. 183.
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 194-195.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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