Emperor on a pedestal (detail), Bichtir, Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings


Emperor on a pedestal (detail), Bichtir, Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings from the "St. Petersburg Album," 1615-1618, opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper, 18 x 25.3 cm (Freer|Sackler: The Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Art)

Emperor on a pedestal (detail), Bichtir, Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings from the “St. Petersburg Album,” 1615-1618, opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper, 18 x 25.3 cm (Freer|Sackler: The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art)

Cite this page as: Gwen Shaw, "Emperor on a pedestal (detail), Bichtir, Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings," in Smarthistory, December 30, 2015, accessed May 28, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/bichtir-jahangir-preferring-a-sufi-shaikh-to-kings/screen-shot-2015-12-29-at-9-18-03-pm/.