Paintings of Mughal Period :: List of Mughal Emperors
He invited 2 Persian artists, Mir Sayyid Ali and Abdus Samad, who became his court painters.
Paintings of Akbar Mughal Empire :
- Organised painting in imperial karkhanas and also introduced European style.
- Abdus Samad, Farrukh Beg, Khusro Kuli, Jamshed, Basawan, Daswanth, etc were the prominent painters.
- Daswanth painted the Razm Namah (Persian Mahabharat).
Mughal Empire Jahangir Paintings :
- Painting reached its zenith under Jahangir.
- Special progress was made in portrait painting and painting of animals. Bishan Das was a master of portraits while Ustad Mansur specialised in animal painting.
- Use of ‘Halo’ or Divine Lights started under Jahangir.