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"Jahangir and His Vizier, I'timad al-Daula", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

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"Jahangir and His Vizier, I'timad al-Daula", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

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"Jahangir and His Vizier, I'timad al-Daula", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album Artist: Manohar (active ca. 1582�1624) Calligrapher: Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550) While Jahangir (r. 1605�27) and l'timad al-Daula (a title meaning "reliance of the state") greet each other formally in this painting, they had a warm personal relationship, for in 1611 l'timad al-Daula�s daughter Nurjahan had married Jahangir. By virtue of this connection, her father became the chief minister of the realm, a position he retained until his death in 1622. Text and image credit: � 2000�2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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