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Birds from the Dara Shikoh Album Boxed Notecards

Birds from the Dara Shikoh Album Boxed Notecards

Dara Shikoh Album

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Shah Jahan and Dara Shikoh, 1654-1656, pen and brown ink and brown wash, heighted with white bodycolor on Japanese paper. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb mounted on a horse, and ready for battle, 1660-70. Aurangzeb was the son of Shah Jahan and brother of Dara Shikoh and reigned from 1658–1707

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Portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh (1615-59). A newly-identified portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh who was executed in 1659, at the request of his younger brother and new emperor Aurangzeb (ruled 1658-1707).

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A beautiful painting of Dara Shikoh's gray horse. Dara Shikoh was an Imperial Prince and the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, but was defeated in his bid for the imperial throne by his younger brother Prince Muhiuddin (who became Emperor Auragzeb). As featured in the British Library exhibition, Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire.

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3. Nanha The Emperor Shah Jahan with his Son Dara Shikoh (Folio from the Shah Jahan Album) ca. 1530-1550 Metropolitan Museum of Art New York #peacock #story #art #arthistory #newyork