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Image number
FSG2956979
Title
Shah Jahan enthroned with Mahabat Khan and a Shaykh, 'The Padshahnama', 1629-30 (w/c, ink & gold on paper)
Artist
'Abid, son of Aqa Riza (fl.1640) / Indian
Location
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, USA
Medium
opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper
Date
1629 AD - 1630 AD (C17th AD)
Dimensions
37x25.2 cms
Description
The Padshahnama (Persian: پادشاهنامه‎‎) (Chronicle of the Emperor) is a genre of works written as the official visual history of Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan’s reign. Most significant work of this genre was written by Abdul Hamid Lahori in two volumes.
Photo credit
© Freer Slacker Gallery / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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