- Museum number
- Series: Indian Drawings
Portrait of Mír Mauláná Jalál al-Dín; single-page tinted drawing mounted in an album. Depiction is likely that of Mír Mauláná Jalál al-Dín, a Turkish mavlavi, based upon the likeness of facial features and the figure's distinctively large turban and sleeves of the robe. Inscribed. Album contains 60 Indian drawings and paintings.
Ink and wash on paper. Album bound in black leather with pages of European paper, watermarked 1799.
- Production date
Height: 11.40 centimetres (drawing)
Height: 34 centimetres (manuscript)
Height: 32.70 centimetres (page)
Thickness: 2.90 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 8.10 centimetres (drawing)
Width: 22 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 19.60 centimetres (page)
- Curator's comments
Another oval portrait of Mír Mauláná Jalál al-Dín in the BM collection shares very similar compositonal features, 1936,0111,0.24. A second portrait appears in the same album as this drawing, 1920,0917,0.11.41.
See 1920,0917,0.11 .1-.62 for all folios included in this album.
See 1920,0917,0.11.1 for spine and front matter inscriptions.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books (OMPB).
- Middle East
- Registration number