Ozias Humphry, portrait of Hyder Beg Khan

Ozias Humphry, portrait of Hyder Beg Khan

Ozias Humphry, RA (1742-1810)
Portrait of Hyder Beg Khan
1786
Watercolour on ivory
Inscribed on the backing paper, probably by the artist, ‘Hyder Beg Khan / the minister of [...] Asoph ul Dowlah / 1786 / Lucknow’
Museum no. Evans 142
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Alan Evans Bequest, given by the National Gallery

Hyder Beg Khan was the minister to Asaf-Au-Daula, the Nawab (ruler) of Oudh.