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A Mughal nobleman on horseback

June 30, 1656
Animals and Plants
Shah Jahan 1627–1658

A Mughal nobleman on horseback



Drawn by Rembrandt ca. 1656-1661 Dutch A Mughal nobleman on horseback; after a Mughal miniature, a man, with slight beard, holding a two-headed lance seated on a horse which is rearing to right. c.1656-1661. Pen and brown ink with brown and grey wash, touched with red and yellow chalk and white heightening and with some scraping-out, on oriental paper; the lance drawn with a ruler. Trustees of the British Museum

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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