Mughal painting emerged from the tradition of miniature painting in Persia during the 16th century, with subsequent Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain influences.
These portraits were created using watercolors and a squirrel hair brush allowing for remarkable detail. There is a wide spectrum in the quality of Mughal paintings and this pair is superior to the vast majority. Polished gemstones have been used to adorn the flamboyant jewelry and costumes.
Height: 20cm, 8 in
Width: 15cm, 6 in