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A turkey-cock brought to Jahangir from Goa in 1612 - Ustad Mansur - Style: Mughal

A turkey-cock brought to Jahangir from Goa in 1612 Artist: Ustad Mansur Style: Mughal Genre: animal painting

Red–Headed Vulture and Long–Billed Vulture: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1615–20 By Mansur India Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; H. 15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm), W. 10 1/16 in. (25.6 cm) Met Museum

"Red-Headed Vulture and Long-Billed Vulture", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

cocoroachchanel: “ “Red-Headed Vulture and Long-Billed Vulture”, Folio from the Shah Jahan Album, Painting by Mansur ”

Chand Bibi Hawking with Attendants in a Landscape, ca. 1700; Mughal Chand Bibi was a legendary queen of Ahmadnagar in the Deccan, who valiantly defended her fortress against the Mughal army in the sixteenth century. Her image became a popular subject in Deccani painting, and she is frequently depicted hawking,

Chand Bibi Hawking with Attendants in a Landscape

This painting is an accomplished example of a theme that attained popularity in Deccani painting. Chand Bibi was a legendary queen of Ahmadnagar in the Deccan, who valiantly defended her fortress against the Mughal army in the sixteenth century

Anonymous Indian artist - Two Myna Birds. 1620

Anonymous Indian artist - Two Myna Birds. 1620

A pair of Saras birds, panel by Ustad Mansur. India, 17th century.

A pair of Saras birds, panel by Ustad Mansur. India, 17th century.

eyeburfi2:  Two pigeons, Mughal, North India, c. 1650. A pair of Imperial Pigeons is shown against a plain ground. The male bird has gold rings on its legs, suggesting that these are prized birds in imperial possession. The sport of pigeon-flying was a favourite Mughal pastime. Over twenty thousand pigeons were kept at Akbar’s court, of which five hundred were classified as khasa or élite birds. Via the Ashmolean  (via rawveganani)

“ Two pigeons, Mughal, North India, c. A pair of Imperial Pigeons is shown against a plain ground. The male bird has gold rings on its legs, suggesting that these are prized birds in imperial possession. The sport of pigeon-flying.

The Mahabharata ca. 1616  Bhagavad-Gita -  Bhagavad Gita is a myth about prince Arjuna and his charioteer, Krishna who is secretly the god Shiva. Arjuna says that he would not be able to live with himself if he kills his enemy because they are his friends and family.

"Arjuna Battles Raja Tamradhvaja", Folio from a Razmnama

Leaf from the Razmnama, ca. Mughal, period of Jahangir India Ink, colors, and gold on paper

Imperial Mughal Painting Handpainted Jahangir Indian Moghul Empire Miniature Art - See more at: http://www.artnindia.com/shop/imperial-mughal-painting-handpainted-jahangir-indian-moghul-empire-miniature-art/#sthash.H49yogLQ.dpuf

Imperial Mughal Painting Handpainted Jahangir Indian Moghul Empire Miniature Art - See more at: http://www.artnindia.com/shop/imperial-mughal-painting-handpainted-jahangir-indian-moghul-empire-miniature-art/#sthash.H49yogLQ.dpuf

1616. Indian Black Buck led by a handler. Signed by artist 'Manohar slave of Jahangir'. Mughal, India.

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Indian Black Buck led by a handler. Signed by artist 'Manohar slave of Jahangir'.

Indian miniature, Akbar period, 1600-1605The very idea of a bird is a symbol and…

Indian miniature, Akbar period, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Beautiful example of art from the period of Ottoman rule.

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