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Title

Portrait of Khuda-Banda Khan, son of Amir-ul-umara


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

North India India


Date

circa 1720-1750


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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

EP4.1962



Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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