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feb 25, 1620 - Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings

Description:

1620 CE
Watercolor, gold and ink on paper
Bichitr
Persian Empire
India or Near East
Allegorical painting of Jahangir sits atop a platform receiving visitors.
Halo behind head suggest emperor-ship and divine truth
The Shaikh is above the kings and the artist, Shaikh predicted his birth

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Date:

feb 25, 1620
Now
~ 398 years ago

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