Tag Archive: Mughal

Time-travelling Mughal Architecture

The Emperor Shah Jahan, who reigned over the vast Mughal empire in India from 1628 – 1658, was responsible for some of the most exquisite architecture ever seen. The favorite grandson of Emperor… Continue reading

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A Mughal Masterpiece at The British Museum

This painting is called “The assembled animals complain to the raven of their mistreatment at the hands of man” British Museum catalogue number 1920.0917.05  , an illustration to one of the animal fables… Continue reading

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A feast of Persian and Mughal painting

November began with a real treat – we ran our seminar “Painting and Illumination in Persian and Indian books of the 16th and 17th centuries“, followed by a three-day practical workshop. Our speaker… Continue reading

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