Artist Islamic, Indian
  • Portrait of a Mughal Prince, possibly a copy of a portrait of Sultan Shuja (1616-1659)
Date between 1650 and 1700
Medium opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper
Dimensions Image: 9 3/4 × 5 1/2 inches (24.8 × 14 cm)
Framed: 18 × 14 inches (45.7 × 35.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Electra Willard Fund
Accession Number 26.8
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in gold: Sultan Shuja'
Inscribed, in black ink, center right
(Maggs Brothers, London, England);
1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Eastman, A.C. "Six Indian Paintings" Bulletin of the DIA 8, no. 5 (February 1927).

University Liggett Antiques Show. Exh. cat., University Liggett School. Grosse Pointe Woods, 1979, p. 109.