|Portrait of Akbar the Great
Manohar. Worked in late 16th century
Watercolour and gouache. 29.2 õ 14.5cm
This portrait represents the Mughal Padishah Akbar the Great (reigned
1556-1605). Created by Manohar, a renowned artist
of the Mughal school,
the work is remarkable for its exquisite linear drawing, meticulous
treatment of details and subtle combination of warm tones.