Mughal Miniatures

, Snapshots

Mughal painting evolved from the Arabian school of miniature art with Hindu, Buddhist and Jain influences. They often revolve around themes like battles, legendary stories, hunting scenes, wildlife, royal life, mythology, etc.

TIMUR OF TIMURID DYNASTY

Timur, founder of the Timurid dynasty, on his throne. He was bestowed with the title ‘Timur the Lame’, by the Arabian enemies.

THE ROYAL RIDE

Miniature painting showing a Mughal noble, riding on a horse, wearing a patka.

NOBLE CONVERSATION

Two holy men having a conversation in traditional Turkish attire.

BEING SPORTY

In the Mughal period , lion hunting was restricted among the royalty & the others needed special permissions from the king to hunt the animal.

PATRONS OF PRIDE

Mughal miniature painting depicting a woman with a bejewelled headdress holding a lotus petal.

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