Christabel Anderson is one of our collaborators on the Orthodox Art Journal.  She is a British Iconographer and Manuscript Illuminator to whom was recently attributed the prestigious QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) Craft award.   That someone who considers herself…Read more →

Horse - Power Miniature painting of a Persian horse in hand made watercolour paints, with shell gold, emeralds and rubies on tea stained wasli paper.

This watercolour, dating from the very end of the 16th century, shows a horse likely to belong to Shah Abbas as its blanket, feather ornament and brand all suggest it is from the royal stables.

In pictures: The British Museum's Shah Abbas exhibition

Shah Abbas Horse and groom: very late C., a horse likely to belong to Shah Abbas as its blanket, feather ornament and brand all suggest it is from the royal stables.

Muhammad Faqirullah Khan (active 1720–70) A lady visiting a Saivite shrine ca. 1750

Muhammad Faqirullah Khan (active A lady visiting a Saivite shrine ca. 1750 Opaque watercolor on paper Image: H.

Vishnu within the Cosmic Egg Pahari style, gouache, 19th c. (via Pinterest)

Vishnu within the Cosmic Egg, holding his traditional attributes, Pahari style, gouache, c.

Rani Roopmati, was a Hindu singer, and later Queen of Malwa after her marriage to Sultan Baz Bahadur.

Rani Roopmati, was a Hindu singer, and later Queen of Malwa after her marriage to Sultan Baz Bahadur.

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