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Portrait of a Women - Mughal ca 1640

Portrait of a Women - Mughal ca Saw a piece like this at The Nelson in KC.

Woman with a Flower Indian, Mughal, second half of 17th century

“ Woman with a Flower Mughal school, second half of the century ” I have this picture on my bathroom wall :)

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

“Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls,because the spirit was said to be carried in the breath.” (Eve Glickman) Art: Royal Lovers (A Prince Offering Wine to his Mistress) Mughal.

Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal.  Shah Jahan was Mogul emperor of India who overthrew the corrupt government of his father, Jahangir, and restored in part the noble ethics of his grandfather Akbar the Great.  Together with his beloved Mumtaz, they helped raise India into a golden age of architecture and art.  Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as a shrine to Mumtaz who died in 1631 giving birth to their fourteenth child. He spared no effort in making the monument “as beautiful as she was beautiful.”

Mughal Miniature Painting – Shah Jahan & Mumtaz Mahal Subject: Mughal Miniature Painting Paint Material: Opaque watercolors Base Material: Silk Size: 5 in.

Indian miniature, Akbar period, 1600-1605The very idea of a bird is a symbol and…

Indian miniature, Akbar period, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Beautiful example of art from the period of Ottoman rule.

Woman Standing, 17th century Mughal dynasty, Color and gold on paper, India,  F1940.17, Smithsonian Museum (artemis dreaming)

Mid we start seeing rise in sheer garments for men and women. Woman standing century Mughal dynasty Color and gold on paper H: W: cm India

Muhammad Afzal, Court Ladies Playing with Fireworks, 1740

Court Ladies Playing with Fireworks. 1740 Muhammad Afzal active Mughal dynasty Reign of Muhammad Shah Color and gold on paper H: W: cm Delhi, India

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