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An image of Portrait of Khuda-Banda Khan, son of Amir-ul-umara by

North India, India

Title
Portrait of Khuda-Banda Khan, son of Amir-ul-umara
Place of origin
North IndiaIndia
Period
Late Mughal circa 1720 - 1857 → India
Year
circa 1720-1750
Media categories
Miniature, Painting, Watercolour
Materials used
watercolour on paper
Dimensions

20.0 x 13.5 cm image; 22.5 x 16.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1962
Accession number
EP4.1962
Location
Not on display
Further information

Amir-ul-umra Ali Mardan Khan the father of the subject of this portrait, Khuda-banda Khan, was appointed the governor of Kashmir by Shahjahan. He was a general and nobleman held in great esteem by Shahjahan. Compare with the portrait of Ali Mardan Khan held in the National Museum, Delhi. Published in Daljeet (1999) "Mughal and Deccani Painting", pg.81.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, March 2002.

Bibliography (2)

Jim Masselos, Divine and Courtly Life in Indian Painting, Sydney, 1991. cat.no. 3.4

Haema Sivanesan, Indian painting, 'Indian Painting', verso of poster., Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 3.4

Exhibition history (3)

Divine and Courtly Life in Indian Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Oct 1991–08 Jan 1992

Indian Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2001–11 Jun 2001

Shahzia Sikander, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, 27 Nov 2007–17 Feb 2008