Jaipur style Rajasthan, India, Jaipur
The emperor Jahangir, surrounded by portraits of his ancestors, shoots Malik Ambar [The Emperor Jahangir standing on a globe] c. 1840 Place made: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Materials & Technique: drawings, pencil Support: paper
Dimensions: image 26.7 h x 17.8 w cm mount 32.2 h x 24.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gayer-Anderson Gift
Accession No: NGA 91.1467
Subject: Royalty Portrait: male
  • acquired in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, possibly from descendants of the artist, by Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson, 1927
  • exported from India by Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson, 1930
  • held in the collection of Colonel Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson and Major Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson, Pasha, both of The Little Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk, England, 1927-1953
  • who gave it to the Commonwealth of Australia, 1953
  • held by National Library of Australia, Canberra, after transfer from London, 1954-1991
  • transferred to the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 1991