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Painting illustrating the death of the Pandavas visiting the dying Bhishma

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Akbar 1556–1605

Painting illustrating the death of the Pandavas visiting the dying Bhishma

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Painting illustrating the death of the Pandavas visiting the dying Bhishma from the epic Razmnameh. Originally from manuscript Bhishma lies in the center of the scene surrounded immediately by kneeling attendants, while warriors and horsemen stand in the near distance amidst a rocky landscape. All men express visual concern for Bhishma's awaiting death. Text appears along the border in the bottom left corner. Painted in opaque watercolors and ink on paper. Painted by: R�m D�s Mughal Style 1598 ca. Credit: � Trustees of the British Museum

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