A Mughal prince hunting

Sayyid Jamal Ali hunting. Indian painting of an impressive panoramic iconographic wealth. Hunting, in Mughal times, resembled a real military expedition lasting several weeks. The army organized a beat to collect a maximum of animals in a closed perimeter within which the hunt was taking place.

Jigsaw Puzzle 1000 pieces, assembled 38 X 48 cm.

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Indian miniature, circa. 1720, Auragabad

1000 pieces puzzles, assembled puzzle : 38 X 48 cm.

 

In a rugged, Sayyid Jamal Ali Khan is riding a falcon resting on his left fist. The lower half of the frame is painted red, with a row of flowers. A very large following of men on foot, on horseback or also mounted on elephants and camels, accompanied him. Jamal Ali Khan is the eldest son of Khan Bahadur Iwaz Qaswarah Jang (d. 1731), a warrior who served the emperor Muhammad Shah and a builder who has embellished the city of Aurangabad. Minister of Berar when his father was governor, he also showed courage in battle. He died in 1746, leaving many sons. This work is typical processions panoramic Deccani style which continues until the end of the eighteenth century, for example in large compositions of some Venkatchellam painter of exceptional size, are kept at the Salar Jung Museum in Hyderabad.

  • Nombre de pièces : 500
  • Taille : 34 X 48 cm.

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