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The adventures of Hamza, paintings from the Mughal court

From march 6 to june 8 2003
Rare books, fine bindings
Commissioned by the emperor Akhar in the XVIth century, the Hamzanama manuscript, telling the mythic story of Hamza, included 1400 paintings on cotton, important in the history of Mughal art. 68 between the two hundred survived illustrations are presented, showing scenes of heroïsm or magic, where dragons, sorcerers, princesses and giants are depicted...

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Wednesday from 10 am to 10 pm
December 24th, Christmas Day, Boxing Day
Admission :
Free : for everyone
Arghan Ev brings the chest of armour to Hamza, illustration from the Hamzanama, Mughal c. 1557-1572 © Brooklyn Museum of Art
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