A newly-identified portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh who was executed in 1659, at the request of his younger brother and new emperor Aurangzeb (ruled 1658-1707). Murar, 1631-32.

A newly-identified portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh who was executed in 1659, at the request of his younger brother and new emperor Aurangzeb (ruled 1658-1707). Murar, 1631-32.

Prince Dara Shikoh

Prince Dara Shikoh

Shah Jahan and his son Dara Shikoh visiting a Muslim saint

Shah Jahan and his son Dara Shikoh visiting a Muslim saint

Dara Shikoh

Dara Shikoh

Equestrian portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh as a young man, by Chitarman, c.1640, Per the Royal Asiatic Society's Twitter page.

Equestrian portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh as a young man, by Chitarman, c.1640, Per the Royal Asiatic Society's Twitter page.

Dara Shikoh

Dara Shikoh

"The Emperor Shah Jahan with his Son Dara Shikoh", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album  Artist:Painting by Nanha Calligrapher:Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550) Object Name:Album leaf Date:verso: ca. 1620; recto: ca. 1530–50 Geography:Attributed to India Culture:Islamic Medium:Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: Gold and opaque watercolor on dyed paper Dimensions:H. 15 5/16 in. (38.9 cm) W. 10 5/16 in. (26.2 cm)

"The Emperor Shah Jahan with his Son Dara Shikoh", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album Artist:Painting by Nanha Calligrapher:Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550) Object Name:Album leaf Date:verso: ca. 1620; recto: ca. 1530–50 Geography:Attributed to India Culture:Islamic Medium:Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: Gold and opaque watercolor on dyed paper Dimensions:H. 15 5/16 in. (38.9 cm) W. 10 5/16 in. (26.2 cm)

A beautiful painting of Dara Shikoh's gray horse. Dara Shikoh was an Imperial Prince and the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, but was defeated in his bid for the imperial throne by his younger brother Prince Muhiuddin (who became Emperor Auragzeb). As featured in the British Library exhibition, Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire.

A beautiful painting of Dara Shikoh's gray horse. Dara Shikoh was an Imperial Prince and the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, but was defeated in his bid for the imperial throne by his younger brother Prince Muhiuddin (who became Emperor Auragzeb). As featured in the British Library exhibition, Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire.

Sirr-i-Akbar by Dara, Hidden Book Of Koran Vedas. Dara Shikoh Shah Jehan’s Son Sirr-e-Akbar

Hidden Book Of Koran Vedas. Dara Shikoh Shah Jehan’s Son Sirr-e-Akbar

Sirr-i-Akbar by Dara, Hidden Book Of Koran Vedas. Dara Shikoh Shah Jehan’s Son Sirr-e-Akbar

A Moghul masterpiece in the collection of the British Library, the Dara Shikoh album is a manuscript collection of paintings and calligraphy assembled during the 1630s by Dara Shikoh (1615–1659), the eldest son of the Emperor Shah Jahan (1628–1658, the builder of the Taj Mahal), and presented to his wife Nadira Banu Begum in 1641 or 1642.  Following the typical Moghul album format, the facing pages alternate in pairs: two pages of paintings, then two of calligraphy. Each artwork is mounted…

A Moghul masterpiece in the collection of the British Library, the Dara Shikoh album is a manuscript collection of paintings and calligraphy assembled during the 1630s by Dara Shikoh (1615–1659), the eldest son of the Emperor Shah Jahan (1628–1658, the builder of the Taj Mahal), and presented to his wife Nadira Banu Begum in 1641 or 1642. Following the typical Moghul album format, the facing pages alternate in pairs: two pages of paintings, then two of calligraphy. Each artwork is mounted…

Shah Jahan and Dara Shikoh by Govardhan, ca.1638 | Victoria and Albert Museum | Tumblr

Shah Jahan and Dara Shikoh by Govardhan, ca.1638 | Victoria and Albert Museum | Tumblr

Drake at lake. Dara Schikoh Album (put together 1633–42 probably in Delhi), 1633, London, India House Office Library, A Moghul masterpiece in the collection of the British Library, the Dara Shikoh album is a manuscript collection of paintings and calligraphy assembled during the 1630s by Dara Shikoh (1615–1659), the eldest son of the Emperor Shah Jahan (1628–1658, the builder of the Taj Mahal) ...

Drake at lake. Dara Schikoh Album (put together 1633–42 probably in Delhi), 1633, London, India House Office Library, A Moghul masterpiece in the collection of the British Library, the Dara Shikoh album is a manuscript collection of paintings and calligraphy assembled during the 1630s by Dara Shikoh (1615–1659), the eldest son of the Emperor Shah Jahan (1628–1658, the builder of the Taj Mahal) ...

Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb mounted on a horse, and ready for battle, 1660-70. Aurangzeb was the son of Shah Jahan and brother of Dara Shikoh and reigned from 1658–1707

Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb mounted on a horse, and ready for battle, 1660-70. Aurangzeb was the son of Shah Jahan and brother of Dara Shikoh and reigned from 1658–1707

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