(Study for a portrait of Emperor Aurangzeb)
Late Mughal circa 1720 - 1857 → India
ink on paper
18.4 x 13.0 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Bequest of Mr J. Kitto 1986
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
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
Beyond Words: Calligraphic Traditions of Asia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Aug 2016–30 Apr 2017
Referenced in 4 publications
Rachel Kent, Shahzia Sikander, Sydney, 2007, 99 (colour illus.).
Jim Masselos, Divine and Courtly Life in Indian Painting, Sydney, 1991. cat.no. 10.3
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Mughals and Maharajas: The Miniature Paintings of Courtly India', Sydney, 2003, 37 (colour illus.).
Haema Sivanesan, Indian painting, 'Indian Painting', verso of poster., Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 3.14