Exploring Color in Mughal Paintings

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M.S.
by Getty Museum
published on 02 October 2023

Court painters from the Mughal empire in India created detailed portraits of some of the most powerful and wealthy figures of the 17th century. These paintings traveled to Europe through trade, where their fine lines and majestic subjects inspired artists like Rembrandt. Learn how the Mughal painters employed a variety of natural pigments in their brilliantly colored images of emperors and elites.

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This video accompanied the exhibition "Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India" (March 13, 2018 – June 24, 2018) at the Getty Museum. For more information visit: http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/rembrandt_india/

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