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Asian Art
Artist: Mughal School, 1526–1857

Adoration of the Magi

ca. 1600

Graphite on paper

sheet: 8 1/8 × 5 in. (20.7 × 12.7 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1974.91.8
While manuscript paintings were prized in Islamic culture, monochrome drawings such as this one were also appreciated and collected in their own right. Christian painting subjects were well known in India during the Mughal period, thanks in part to the favorable reception that Jesuit priests received in the Mughal court.
Geography: 
Made in India
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Paintings
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.