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Marc Pomi The Moghal Empire was a time in of turmoil in South Asia during the 1500’s. During this time there was an interest in Mughal art and architecture. One of the types of art was Indian Miniature Painting. Indian Miniature Paintings were made on paper using opaque water colors and were usually no larger than fourteen inches tall and nine inches wide. One Indian Miniature painting that has important significance to this time period is the Akbar and the Elephant Hawai by Basawan and Chatar Muni. While this painting was being created, there was a lack of authorities control in the region. To reinsure his people the current ruler Akbar, age nineteen, requested this painting be made. The use of this painting to convey control reflects the event of Akbar’s abrupt stop of religious debates and creation of his “Divine Faith.” Whatever he demanded was done and was absolute. Akbar brought his love of the arts with him to India. His style was a mixture of Persian and Indian design. He also had his artists imitate the European style art work, focusing on
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course ARH 102 taught by Professor Leslie during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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