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Depicting Grandeur Through Miniature Art — The Emperor Who Built the Taj Mahal

An amalgamation of Hindu, Islamic and Christian Motifs

Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait”, Folio from the Shah Jahan Album. Dated 1627–28. Source- The MET

A Mughal ruler, best known to build the magnificent Taj Mahal for his lover, Mumtaz Mahal. An emperor amputating the hands of his workers so they could never create a masterpiece to rival the Taj and the “Marble Man” whose reign ushered the…




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Kamna Kirti

Kamna Kirti

Art enthusiast. I engage with art at a deep level. I also share insights about entrepreneurship, founders & nascent technologies.

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