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Scope note
Refers to miniature painting created in Ajmer in Rajasthan; Ajmer painting is an example of the extension of the Mughal style of painting in Rajasthan. The Mughal emperor Jahangir (reigned 1605-1627), who temporarily moved his court to Ajmer between 1613 and 1616, was an important patron of the arts. Tinted paintings with unfinished backgrounds and brick-red borders are common.
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