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The Imperial Image: Painting for the Mughal Court

September 25, 1981 – January 31, 1982

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Location: Galleries 8 & 9

Among the 74 paintings on view are works from 1560-1640, considered the most important period of Islamic art in India. Confined mainly to book illustrations and miniatures, the paintings are executed in fine detail in brilliant colors and powdered gold and silver.