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Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib

June 30, 1944
Bahadur Shah II 1837–1857

Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib



F7 IRZA ASADULLAH KHAN GHALIB, bv a late Mughal artist, c. 1855. The on Gizs 1797 1869, represented along with his great rival Zauq, the last literary os6ETng Mughal Delhi. Appointed to a court position in 1854, this portrait shows T 2 PLe pinnacle of his success when he participated in the all-night musabai'ras or E7ATY gatherings organized by the Emperor Bahadur Shah. ague zatercolour, 175 x 12.7 tm. Red Fort Museum, Delbi (286)

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