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Ghulam - miniature painter

Jeffrey A. Hughes

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Indian miniature painter. At least two signed early works are known by the Mughal painter Ghulam (Pers.: ‘slave’). Inscriptions on paintings reading ‘the slave of Shah Salim’ (e.g. Los Angeles, CA, Co. Mus. A., L.69.24.259) indicate that he worked for Prince Salim, the future emperor Jahangir (reg 1605–27), who took the title Shah in 1599, holding court in Allahabad from 1599 to 1604. Later signatures, in which Ghulam is preceded by the honorific

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