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Emperor Jahangir receiving an Officer

June 30, 1605
Jahangir 1605–1627

Emperor Jahangir receiving an Officer



Drawn by Rembrandt ca. 1656-1661 Dutch (scope note) Emperor Jahangir receiving an Officer; copy after a Mughal miniature, the Emperor, with halo, seated on a divan with a sabre in his left hand, a man holding a document standing before him at left. c.1656-1661 Pen and brown ink, with brown and grey wash, touched with white, on oriental paper. Trustees of the British Museum

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Very good information.


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