NAWAB HUSSAIN QULI BEG KHAN JAHAN. THE 2ND GOVERNOR OF BENGAL (15 NOVEMBER 1575) PART 2

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Akbar 1556–1605

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حسین قلی بیگ، خان جہاں اولThe composition of this painting was designed by the Mughal court artist Basawan and was painted by Mansur, whose mastery in depicting animals is already apparent. It is the left side of a double-page composition (with IS.2:113-1896) illustrating the Akbarnama (Book of Akbar). It depicts the Mughal general Husain Quli Khan Jahan presenting his prisoners to the emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605) in 1572, after the victorious military campaign in Gujarat. The prisoners have been made to dress in animal skins to add to their humiliation and have chains around their necks.

The Akbarnama was commissioned by Akbar as the official chronicle of his reign. It was written in Persian by his court historian and biographer, Abu’l Fazl, between 1590 and 1596, and the V

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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

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This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???

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