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Portrait of Akbar the Great

Late16th century

Manohar. Worked in late 16th century

Watercolour and gouache. 29.2 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.

 

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