Prince Salim, mounted on an elephant, beats off an attacking lion with the stock of his gun, India, Delhi, circa 1800
gouache with gold on paper, inscribed at top in gold “shabihi Nur al-Din Muhammad Jahangir Pad-Shah Ghazi”, mounted on an album page with polychrome floral borders, various inscriptions to reverse including the word 'Jehangeer'
painting: 25.8 by 17cm.
leaf: 45 by 30cm.
Ex-collection Joe & Hellen Darion (1917-2001), New York.
Acquired from the Olsen Foundation, Bridgeport, Conn.
Olsen Travelling Exhibition, Persian Miniature no. 117 (label on reverse of frame)
North Carolina Museum of Art, 1962 (loan number Olsen Persian Miniature TL.62.10.117, label on reverse of frame).