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.
Late Mughal circa 1720 - 1857 → India
watercolour on paper
20.0 x 13.5 cm image; 22.5 x 16.0 cm sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Not on display