2019_NYR_17464_0328_001(a_portrait_of_khan_zaman_attributable_to_bichitr_mughal_india_circa_16)

Lot 328. A portrait of Khan Zaman, Attributable to Bichitr, Mughal India, circa 1630. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on an album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 8 ¼ x 4 3/8 ins. (20.5 x 11 cm.); folio 17 ½ x 11 ¾ ins. (44.9 x 30.2 cm.). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

ProvenanceShuja al-Daula, Nawab of Awadh (r.1754-75)
Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, K.B. (1725-74), Governor of Bengal, as a gift from the Nawab in circa 1765; from the Small Clive Album, previously on long-term loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Christie's, London, 18 December 1968, lot 77
Sven Gahlin Collection, sold Sotheby’s, London, 6 October 2015, lot 27

Exhibited: London 1976, p. 83, no. 153.

Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019