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"Shah Jahan on Horseback", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

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June 30, 1627
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Animals and Plants
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Shah Jahan 1627–1658

"Shah Jahan on Horseback", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

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"Shah Jahan on Horseback", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album Painting by Payag (Indian, active ca. 1591�1658) Payag worked for the emperors Akbar, Jahangir, and Shah Jahan over the course of a remarkably long, seven-decade career, and his brother Balchand was also a talented painter with whom he collaborated on a handful of paintings. The attribution of this portrait to Payag, written in the border below the painting by Shah Jahan, was recently confirmed by the discovery of a microscopic signature on the golden tip of the emperor's bow. Text and image credit: 2000-2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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