Painting in India were either executed on walls, scrolls or on folios. The subject was mainly religious or drew from the two Epics. The Mughal miniatures were influenced by the Persian style and later developed into distinct individual regional Styles.
THREE PAINTINGS OF INDIAN BIRDS INDIA, 19TH CENTURY OR LATER Opaque pigments on paper, depicting a hornbill perched on a blossoming tree with large orange flowers, a black and white duck and a crane, each facing left, laid down on gilt cardboard with speckled borders, each individually mounted Hornbill: painting 5 5/8 x 4in. (14.3 x 10.1cm.); panel 10 1/8 x 8½in. (22.7 x 21.5cm.)