Jahangir Watching an Elephant Fight | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Elephants were prized for their strength and power in Mughal India, where they were used for hunting, military campaigns, and sport. In this work painted by Farrukh Chela, two mounted men control the elephants, which are adorned with gold chains, as they fight before an audience
'The Mughal Emperor Farrukhsiyar(1683-1719) (R.1713-19), from the Large Clive Album' Giclee Print - Mughal | Art.com
The Mughal Emperor Farrukhsiyar(1683-1719) (R.1713-19), from the Large Clive Album Giclee Print by Mughal. Find art you love and shop high-quality art prints, photographs, framed artworks and posters at Art.com. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Farrukhsiyar | Wikiwand
Abu'l Muzaffar Muin ud-din Muhammad Shah Farrukh-siyar Alim Akbar Sani Wala Shan Padshah-i-bahr-u-bar , also known as Shahid-i-Mazlum , or Farrukhsiyar , was the Mughal emperor from 1713 to 1719 after he murdered Jahandar Shah. Reportedly a handsome man who was easily swayed by his advisers, he lacked the ability, knowledge and character to rule independently. Farrukhsiyar was the son of Azim-ush-Shan and Sahiba Nizwan.
Painting by Balachand | "Four Portraits: (upper left) A Raja (Perhaps Raja Sarang Rao), by Balchand; (upper right) 'Inayat Khan, by Daulat; (lower left) 'Abd al-Khaliq, probably by Balchand; (lower right) Jamal Khan Qaravul, by Murad", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album | The Met
Single Leaf of a Portrait of the Emperor Akbar
This painting, Walters manuscript leaf W.711, depicts the third Mughal Emperor Akbar (reigned 963 AH/AD 1556-1014 AH/AD 1605). It was executed in Mughal India in the12th century AH/AD 18th. Akbar is shown seated on a throne and holding the crown in his hands. The inscription in Devanagari script on the left side identifies the sitter as Akbar. The image is framed by salmon and blue borders with illuminated floral motifs.