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Mughal Art

Power, sophistication, luxury and might.

Farrukh Beg

Recipe for a prosperous life: make the emperor look good

1545-1615

Bichitr

Portraits of power — east and west

1585-1660
Akbar's Triumphal Entry into Surat Akbarnama

Akbar's Triumphal Entry into Surat Akbarnama

Farrukh Beg1590-1595
Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Khan Hunting with a Hawk

Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Khan Hunting with a Hawk

Farrukh Beg1590-1595
Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Riding His Prized Elephant Atash Khan

Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Riding His Prized Elephant Atash Khan

Farrukh Beg1600
Sufis in a Landscape

Sufis in a Landscape

Farrukh Beg1601-1604
A Sufi Sage, The Personification of Melancholia

A Sufi Sage, The Personification of Melancholia

Farrukh Beg1615
Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings

Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings

Bichitr1615-1618
Portrait of Raja Bikramajit

Portrait of Raja Bikramajit

Bichitr1620
Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan

Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan

Bichitr1640
Portrait of the Elephant 'Alam Guman

Portrait of the Elephant 'Alam Guman

Bichitr1640
Nasta'liq Calligraphy

Nasta'liq Calligraphy

Bichitr1640
Shah-Jahan receives his three eldest sons and Asaf Khan during his accession ceremonies

Shah-Jahan receives his three eldest sons and Asaf Khan during his accession ceremonies

Bichitr1630-1657

Badshahi Mosque بادشاہی مسجد

1671-1673