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Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan

Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan, 1640 — Bichitr
36.9 cm25.3 cm

Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan is a Mughal, Watercolor, 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. Source

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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