hindu-art

A prince with his beloved, miniature pasted on cardboard, India, Amber and Jaipur, first half of the 18th century, 24.5 × 18.9 cm, The David Collection [Davids Samling], Copenhagen, Denmark. The style is clearly influenced by Mughal art, and it is suggested that the monumental painting is a posthumous portrait of the Great Mughal Shah Jahan’s eldest son and heir apparent Dara Shukoh and his wife Nadira Banu Begum, source: davidmus.dk. The David Collection [Davids Samling] is a museum of fine and applied art in Copenhagen, Denmark, built around the private collections of lawyer, businessman and art collector C. L. David [Christian Ludvig David] (1878–1960), source: en.wikipedia.org.