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mughalshit:  Sarus Crane by Shaikh Zain ud-Din India (Kolkata), Mughal, c. 1770 - 1785 Gouache on paper  Found in northern parts of the subcontinent, the sarus crane is India’s largest bird, the males sometimes measuring two metres high. Usually living in pairs, these cranes became proverbial in folklore for their conjugal fidelity. The emperor Jahangir (1605-1627) kept a pair, which he named after the legendary lovers Laila and Majnun. Shaikh Zain ud-Din’s half life-size depiction of this…

mughalshit: Sarus Crane by Shaikh Zain ud-Din India (Kolkata), Mughal, c. 1770 - 1785 Gouache on paper Found in northern parts of the subcontinent, the sarus crane is India’s largest bird, the males sometimes measuring two metres high. Usually living in pairs, these cranes became proverbial in folklore for their conjugal fidelity. The emperor Jahangir (1605-1627) kept a pair, which he named after the legendary lovers Laila and Majnun. Shaikh Zain ud-Din’s half life-size depiction of this…

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