Cheriyal Painting (Painting of Batukamma festival)
CHERIYAL PAINTING (PAINTING OF BATUKAMMA FESTIVAL) eriyal, is home to one of the most beautiful artistic traditions that still exists. With earthy colours, fine detailing of brushwork and magnificent stories from the Epics, the Puranas and other mythological tales, the paintings are in line with the oral tradition of storytelling in those parts of the country
Indian miniature painting: portraits of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz. Anglo-Indian or "Company" School at Delhi. Circa 1840. Gouache and gold on ivory. Set into carved ebony frame. Frame 28.8 x 31; oval miniatures 10.2 x 8cm
Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Considered as one of the greatest Mughal Emperors, Shah Jahan’s reign is known as the Golden Age of the Mughals— he left behind him a legacy of outstanding Islamic architecture— his most famous building is the Taj Mahal which he built out of love for his wife the Empress Mumtaz Mahal.
Prince Aurangzeb | The Met
Prince Aurangzeb Object Name: Single Work Date: ca. 1653-55 Geography: Aurangabad Culture: Islamic Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth Dimensions: Frame: 19 7/8 × 15 13/16 × 15/16 in. (50.5 × 40.2 × 2.4 cm) Image: 14 11/16 in. × 8 ft. 11 1/16 in. (37.3 × 272 cm) Classification: Codices Credit Line: The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Lent by Howard Hodgkin. via Met museum
Akbar known as Akbar the great was a Mughal emperor. A strong personality and a successful general, Akbar gradually enlarged the Mughal empire. Akbar was also the most tolerant of emperors of other religions, Akbar's reign significantly influenced the course of Indian history, during his rule the Mughal empire tripled in size and wealth. Akbar was succeeded by his son Jhangir.