Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Portrait of Asaf Khan

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper | 19 x 11.9cm | c. 1653

Unknown Artist

The Late Shah Jahan Album contained sensitively rendered portraits of the emperor's high-ranking officers, ministers, and nobles of the court. Asaf Khan was a vizier and military officer who was related to the emperor by marriage. The figures in the ...
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