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2013.309

Akbar supervising the capture of wild elephants at Malwa in 1564, painting 90 from an Akbar-nama (Book of Akbar) of Abu’l Fazl (Indian 1551–1602), c. 1602–3; borders added c. 1700s. Attributed to Farukh Chela (Indian), or Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645), or Dhanraj (Indian). Ink with use of colors and gold on paper, mounted on an album page with borders of gold-decorated buff and blue paper (recto); calligraphy by Faqir Ali (verso); page: 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 inches); painting: 20 x 14.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches). Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection, 2013.309.

Curator Chats: Akbar the Great, the Man Who Created the Style

Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

About The Event

Tuesday, August 2, 12:00 p.m.

Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall 

Join curator of Indian and Southeast Asian art Sonya Rhie Quintanilla for a discussion of works from the exhibition Art and Stories from Mughal India. Each week, explore a new theme or story in a short, informal presentation and conversation.

Meet in the exhibition.