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Fine Art and You: 25 Beautiful Mughal Era Paintings

Mughal painting is a particular style of South Asian painting, generally confined to miniatures either as book illustrations or as single work, which emerged fr

Beautiful architecture. Rotes Fort - Old Delhi (by Joerg1975)

Reminiscent of other classic Indian architecture, The red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort rise above of Old Delhi as a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of past Emperors. Been there, beautiful

Fragment of pile carpet; wool on cotton ground, India, Mughal, c.1600. _From a lrg carpet presumed to have been made for the court of the Great Mughal Akbar. A grotesque, almost nightmarish world of animals & mythical creatures devouring one another. __The motif is not Islamic, but found in other Mughal art, & was rooted in the local Hindu art tradition. Pile carpets came to India from the north w/ Muslims. Fragments from this carpet are among the oldest that exist from the Indian…

The David Collection - Textiles, Carpets, and Leather Fragment of a pile carpet, wool on a cotton ground India, Mughal;

~ border detail, Shah Jahan Album, c. 1620 ; india ink, watercolor, and gold on paper, Mughal, period of Jahangir (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The border detail, Shah Jahan Album, ca. india ink, watercolor and gold on paper, Mughal period reign of Jahangir Shah. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Mughal miniature paintings

Mughal miniature paintings - The patterns relate to the indian culture. The painting displays similar architecture as my reference.