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Akbar Watching Construction of Fort
Title Akbar Watching Construction of Fort
Title2 Akbar Watching Construction of Fort
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Modern Painting
Object Type Modern Painting
Main Material Tempera
Component Material II Wood
Manufacturing Technique Tempera on Wood
Main Artist Asit Kumar Haldar
Artist's Nationality Indian
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data Not Known
Country India
Origin Place India
Style Modern
School Bengal School of Art
Patron/Dynasty Modern
Period / Year of Work C. 20th Century CE
Dimensions 115 x 166 cm (along with the frame)
Detailed Description Painting depicts the Mughal Emperor watching the construction of the Allahabad Fort. Scaffolding is shown in the background. Emperor Akbar is shown wearing an achkan with beautiful embroidery of zari work. An attendant is shown with sunscreen. Two laborers are shown lifting stone blocks.
Brief Description Painting depicts the Mughal Emperor watching the construction of the Allahabad Fort.