Ceremonial Audience of Jahangir
Artists Manohar and Abul Hasan
Date ca. 1620
Medium Opaque watercolors and ink on paper
Dimensions 13.75 x 7.875″
Provenance Northern India
Housed at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
This illustrated narrative is from a Jahangir-nama manuscript. It typifies the Mughal style: realistic accounts of actual events with opulent detail, pulling in the age-old Muslim technique of a top-down perspective and overlaying figures upon one another.