Jehangir and Nur Jehan, UNNY148G, 1954, Pakistan
Title

Jehangir and Nur Jehan

Gift ID: 
148G

This painting is one of the three painting by Chungtai, a contemporary painter, that have been received by the United Nations as a gift from the Government of Pakistan.  The paintings of Chungtai are characterized by a delicate and subtle flat wash technique and use of linear arabesque.  His lines show a close relationship to the art of calligraphy which is so much part of Islamic and Oriental tradition.  

Location (Building): 
Conference Building (CB)
1st Floor
Donor Country: 
Pakistan
Artist or Maker: 
M A Rahman Chughtai
Dimensions: 
23 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.
Donation Date: 
June 7, 1954
Medium: 
painting
Categories: 
Work on Paper