Mughal Empire Miniature Painting Handmade Moghul Period Akbarnama Indian Art

Regular price €18,95


Abul Fazl Presenting Akbar-nama to Akbar

  • Subject: Mughal Miniature Painting
  • Paint Material: Opaque Watercolors
  • Base Material: Paper (unframed)
  • Size: 6 in. wide and 10 in. tall (15 cms X 25.5 cms)
  • Age: Modern Handmade Art
  • Country of origin: India
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This Mughal miniature painting will add a new dimension to the look and feel of your art decor and/or collection.

Inspired by events of the Mughal period, the modern painting depicts Abul Fazl presenting the first book of the Akbar-nama to emperor Akbar. The original illustration was made in 1604 and can be seen in the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin, Ireland.

The Akbarnama" which literally translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor (r. 1556–1605), commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian and biographer, Abul Fazl who was one of the nine jewels in Akbar's court. It was written in Persian, the literary language of the Mughals, and includes vivid and detailed descriptions of his life and times.

The historical artwork is full of color and vigor and will enable you to experience the glories of one of the greatest empires of the past.

The splendid Mughal painting is sure to delight you and your guest viewers. Buy it today.