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Portrait of Akbar By Manohar

April 26, 2023
Mirza Firuz Shah
Akbar 1556–1605



Description English: Portrait of Akbar the Great: This portrait represents the Mughal Padishah Akbar the Great (reigned 1556-1605). 

Created by Manohar, a renowned artist of the Mughal school, the work is remarkable for its exquisite linear drawing, meticulous treatment of details and subtle combination of warm tones.

हिन्दी: मुग़ल चित्रकार मनोहर द्वारा बनाया गया मुग़ल बादशाह अकबर का चित्र 

Source: Hermitage Museum

Author: Manohar. Worked in late 16th century.

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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