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Mughal miniatures are much admired across the art and history world and the artworks have captured the Mughal times and the opulence related with the Emperors and their reign.The Mughals ruled in India 1526 - 1857 A.D. The Mughals were patrons of art and maintained ateliers of their own. They had their own court artists. The Mughal atelier included artists like Abu'l Hasan, Farrukh Beg,Manohar, Govardhan, Inayat, Muhammad Nadir among others. Mansur was a 17th century painter under Emperors Akbar and Jahangir. He excelled in painting flora and fauna. Animal subjects were his passion and he earned the title of ustad or master during Akbar's reign. He used to travel with the emperor recording natural subjects. He earned the title Nădir-al-'Asr, someone who is unparalelled in his time.

Mughal miniatures, Soma Ghosh, deccanviews.wordpress.com