Allegorical representation of Emperor Jahangir and Shah Abbas of Persia from the St. Petersburg Album

Opaque watercolor, ink, silver and gold on paper | 23.8 x 15.4cm | c. 1618-1748

Abu'l Hasan

This brilliantly executed painting from the St. Petersburg album is one of several allegorical representations of Jahangir by Abu'l Hasan, one of the finest painters of the imperial atelier.

The radiant and powerful Jahangir is depicted comforting h...
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