Posted on: 25 May 2015

The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad and Chand Muhammad (active 1680s)
Illustrated album leaf
ca. 1680
Deccan, Bijapur
Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper

The Metropolitan Museum of Art


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So beautiful!Tks!

Super. Check out the Europeans sitting on the right. Two seems to be decked in Indian attire. Background church and mosque existing in harmony?

Aren't they all supposed to be Adil-Shahi rulers of Bijapur (with the exception of Shah Ismail Safavi, who is erroneously identified as Shah Abbas in the caption on the top)?