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Portrait of Asalat Khan (d. 1648)

ca. 1630–1648

Opaque watercolor on paper

framed: 8 1/4 × 4 1/2 in. (21 × 11.4 cm)
framed: 15 1/8 × 9 15/16 in. (38.4 × 25.3 cm)
Gift of Mary Burns Foss
Indian, Islamic
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)

N.N. Label, Mary Burns Foss (Mrs. Wilson P. Foss Jr.) (1896–1987); gift in 1983 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


Kishwar Rizvi, “Islamic Art at the Yale University Art Gallery,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 102, fig. 16.

Milo Cleveland Beach and Ebba Koch, King of the World: the Padshahnama: An Imperial Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, exh. cat. (London: Windsor Castle. Royal Library, 1997).

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