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Zayn Al'Abidin

 (16/17th century)
Zayn Al'Abidin was active/lived in India.  Zayn AlAbidin is known for painting.

Biography   Zayn Al'Abidin

Zayn al-'Abidin was clearly a valued Mughal artist.  His earliest known paintings are found in the Freer Ramayana (1587-98), known to have been executed for the connoisseur 'Abd al-Rahim.  Two miniatures in that manuscript are specifically ascribed to him: f. 236a, which shows Hanuman lifting a mountain; and f. 238a, where Ravana is shown with his army outside a city wall.  The Ramayana was first translated from Sanskrit into Persian in the late 1580s, with the Jaipur Ramayana completed by Akbar's Mughal atelier in 1588, and a further royal commission of the same text completed in 1594.  'Abd al-Rahim would have been impressed by these illustrated manuscripts of the Ramayana done for his master Akbar and must then have c   ...  Displaying 750 of 1907 characters.

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The meeting of an Abyssinian General and a Mughal Noble in the Deccan
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