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Presenting a superb hand-made Mughal miniature painting. You are invited to relive the glory of the Mughal empire with this classic masterpiece of Indian history.

Presenting a superb hand-made Mughal miniature painting. You are invited to relive the glory of the Mughal empire with this classic masterpiece of Indian history.

www.IndianMiniaturePaintings.co.uk - Indian miniature painting: Posthumous portrait of Mughal Emperor Akbar enthroned with hawk receiving dignitaries. Anglo-Indian at Delhi, circa late 19th century. Opaque watercolour on ivory. 19.3 x 12cm

www.IndianMiniaturePaintings.co.uk - Indian miniature painting: Posthumous portrait of Mughal Emperor Akbar enthroned with hawk receiving dignitaries. Anglo-Indian at Delhi, circa late 19th century. Opaque watercolour on ivory. 19.3 x 12cm

Royal Lovers (A Prince Offering Wine to his Mistress)  1740. Mughal.

Royal Lovers (A Prince Offering Wine to his Mistress) 1740. Mughal.

India  16th century Mughal miniature - I love to think this did happen exactly this way

India 16th century Mughal miniature - I love to think this did happen exactly this way

Birth of a Prince, perhaps Jahangir. Mughal period, ca. 1580. From the Museum of Fine Art, Boston.

Birth of a Prince, perhaps Jahangir. Mughal period, ca. 1580. From the Museum of Fine Art, Boston.

Indian miniature, Akbar period, 1600-1605The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life… . The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds — how many human aspirations are realised in their free, holiday-lives — and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song!  — John Burroughs (1837-1921)

Indian miniature, Akbar period, 1600-1605The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life… . The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds — how many human aspirations are realised in their free, holiday-lives — and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song! — John Burroughs (1837-1921)

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