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Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan

Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan, Bichitr
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36.9 cmShah Jahan with Asaf Khan scale comparison25.3 cm
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Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan is a Mughal Watercolor and Ink Painting created by Bichitr in 1640. It lives at the Freer Gallery of Art in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Royalty. SourceDownload

Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan with his father-in-law Asaf Khan. The emperor’s royal status is signaled by his brightly-colored robes, his slightly taller height, and his not-so-subtle golden halo.

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