Mughal Tomb Buildings

Mughal Tomb Building Tradition Mughal rule in India lasted from 1526 to 1857 and the period of the first six emperors (1526-1707) can be seen as greater than their successors’ time in two respects. Firstly, it was a period of expansion and secondly, the artistic achievements were superior. One such example of their artistic achievementsContinue reading “Mughal Tomb Buildings”

Miniature Paintings Under Akbar

MINIATURE PAINTINGS UNDER AKBAR In 1539 Humayun took refuge at the court of the Safavid ruler Shah Tahmasp after suffering defeat at the hands of Sher Shah Suri. There, he was captivated by the beauty of Persian miniature paintings and as a parting gift, received two of Shah Tahmasp‚Äôs most acclaimed painters, Mir Sayyid AliContinue reading “Miniature Paintings Under Akbar”