Pictorial Genealogy Of Jahangir Mughal India, circa 1623-27 CE Jahangir was super concerned with legitimizing his rule by tracing his connections back to Timur using art, which is appropriate, because part of why Timur was such a big arts patron is that he was trying to legitimize his own rule by being like “hey I am totally a Mongol, remember how they cared about paintings?” And the Mongols started being interested in painting when they were trying to be all cultured like the Chine

Pictorial Genealogy Of Jahangir Mughal India, circa CE Jahangir was super concerned with legitimizing his rule by tracing his connections back to Timur using art, which is appropriate, because part of why Timur was such a big arts patron is.

Jahangir

Portrait of Emperor Jahangir Praying (early century, India, ink and gouache on paper) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Emperor Nur-ud-din Muhammad Salim Jahangir

Nur-ud-din Mohammad Salim (Son of Akbar and Jodha bai) known by his imperial…

Jahangir holding a globe

Jahangir holding a globe Mughal Miniature Painting


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Portrait of Emperor Jahangir Praying Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: early 17th century Geography: India Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink and gouache on paper Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 5 3/4in. (26.7 x 14.6cm) Classification: Codices Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1929 Accession Number: 29.160.19

Portrait of Emperor Jahangir Praying (early century, India, ink and gouache on paper) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

A detailed portrait of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir holding a globe

Abu al-Hasan, aka Nadir-uz-Saman (Wonder of the Age), Emperor Jahangir, ca.

The Illustrated Baburnama

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Jahangir & Jodhbai

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