From the Akbarnama, designed by Basawan and painted by Asi. India, Mughal dynasty, ca. 1590-5

From the Akbarnama, designed by Basawan and painted by Asi. India, Mughal dynasty, ca.

Akbarnama an unidentified episode at Karah on the River Ganges in north-east India preceding the defeat of the rebel general Khan Zaman by the Mughal army in 1567. by Kanha & Nandi V&A

Painting

Akbarnama an unidentified episode at Karah on the River Ganges in north-east India preceding the defeat of the rebel general Khan Zaman by the Mughal army in by Kanha & Nandi V&A

Akbarnama Akbar taking part in a qamargah. This is a spectacular hunt whereby the game is driven towards the centre of a ten mile circular area so that the emperor and his entourage could hunt and kill the animals. by Miskina & Mansur V&A

Akbar

Akbarnama Akbar taking part in a qamargah. This is a spectacular hunt whereby the game is driven towards the centre of a ten mile circular area so that the emperor and his entourage could hunt and kill the animals.

Illustration from Akbarnama of an incident when a mine exploded during the Mughal attack on the Rajput Fort of Chittor (Chittaurgarh) on 17th December 1567

Illustration from Akbarnama of an incident when a mine exploded during the Mughal attack on the Rajput Fort of Chittor (Chittaurgarh) on December 1567

This illustration to the Akbarnama (Book of Akbar) depicts the assassination of Bairam Khan by Afghans beside the lake at Patan, north-west India, in 1561. Bairam Khan was a general and friend to the emperor Humayun, father of the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605). After Akbar inherited the throne at the age of 13 following his father’s sudden death, Bairam Khan guided the young emperor in the early years of his reign.

Bairam Khan is Assassinated by an Afghan at Patan

This illustration to the Akbarnama (Book of Akbar) depicts the assassination of Bairam Khan by Afghans beside the lake at Patan, north-west India, in 1561. Bairam Khan was a general and friend to the emperor Humayun, father of the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605). After Akbar inherited the throne at the age of 13 following his father’s sudden death, Bairam Khan guided the young emperor in the early years of his reign.

Painting, Akbarnama, scene from marriage entertainment of Baqi Muhammed Khan, outline by La'l, painting by Banwali the Younger, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1586-1589, Victoria and Albert Museum

Painting, Akbarnama, scene from marriage entertainment of Baqi Muhammed Khan, outline by La'l, painting by Banwali the Younger, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1586-1589, Victoria and Albert Museum

Battle of Panipat (1526) between Babur and Sultan Ibrahim Lodi. A miniature painting from a seventeenth century manuscript of Akbarnama, by Mukund. India, 1603-1604.

Battle of Panipat between Babur and Sultan Ibrahim Lodi. A miniature painting from a seventeenth century manuscript of Akbarnama, by Mukund.

Single Leaf from Akbarnama by Abu Fazl India  ink and pigments on paper 34.5 x 22.2 cm Image 22.5 x 12.9 cm late 10th century AH/AD 16th century (Mughal)  W.874 Art Walters Museum

Single Leaf from Akbarnama by Abu Fazl India ink and pigments on paper x cm Image x cm late century AH/AD century (Mughal) Art Walters Museum


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