Opening page of the Akbarnama by Daulat

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Opening page of the Akbarnama
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
Size of image:
14.9 x 30.5 cm
Frame: Unframed
Availability Ready to print

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Title:
Opening page of the Akbarnama
Artist:
Daulat
Product code:
K90019-84
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The British Library Board

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Th exquisite opening page of the Akbarnama manuscript written by Muhammad Husain Zarrinqalam (‘Golden-pen’), 1602–3; decorations ascribed to Daulat, 1603–5. The Akbarnama is the official history of the reign of the Mughal Emperor Akbar (r. 964-1015). The border decorations include angels, saints and mystics in an imaginary landscape.

Add.Or.12988, ff. 1v, 2.

As featured in the British Library exhibition, Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire.

The Artist: Daulat

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