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Mongolian School, 17th century, male.

Miniaturist.

This artist, who lived during the reign of the emperor Jahangir, developed the art of the miniature, rejecting scenes containing many figures in favour of portraits or small groups, often arranged in genre scenes which were animated and full of gaiety, and preferring observation of social customs to the depiction of ornamental beauty....

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