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At Fatehpur Sikri, he employed the two Persian master painters Abdus Samad and Mir Sayyid Ali, and attracted artists from throughout India and Persia.

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Visual Art of India: Painting, Buddist Cave Frescoes, Sculpture, Architecture
250 BCE), and the mature Indian gigurative sculpture of the second and first centuries BCE, in which Hindu and Buddhist themes were already well established.

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And then came the shock of the Hana invasions, which resulted in the seizure of a large part of western and central India by that tribe.
But soon afterwards the local art of Sanchi once more came to the fore, and to this period belong the four images of Buddha seated under canopies against the berm of Stupa 1 facing the four entrances.


Also see World Heritage Monuments of India

Rock art of India includes rock relief carvings, engravings and paintings
(For other prehistoric artworks in the Far East, see also: .) Later, Buddhists were associated with many instances of , which was imitated in the seventh century by Hindus at Badami, Aihole, Ellora, Salsette, Elephanta, Aurangabad and Mamallapuram.

Rock art of India includes rock relief carvings, engravings and paintings. It is estimated there are about 1300 rock art sites with over a quarter of a million figures and figurines.
In addition, Buddhist literature is full of descriptions about late royal palaces in India being decorated with a variety of including frescoes and but no such works have survived.


The paintings from Gandhar-Taxila are influenced by Persia to the west, while the eastern style of Indian painting - taking inspiration from Indian mythology, grew up around the Nalanda school of art.

Buddhist Art and Architecture: The Hill of Sanchi

(For 2nd millennium arts in China, see c.1600-1000 BCE.) A wide range of sculptural styles subsequently emerged in different parts of India over succeeding centuries, but by 900 CE Indian had reached a form that has lasted with little change up to modern times.

5th to 18th century Buddhist Art of the Himalayas

It is unique not only in its having the most perfect and well-preserved stupas but also in its offering a wide and educative field for the study of the genesis, efflorescence and decay of Buddhist art and architecture for a period of about thirteen hundred years, from the third century B.C.

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Painting in India encompasses Buddhist in the Ajanta caves and the Brihadisvara Temple, to the large of Ellora to the miniaturist tradition of Mughal, to the mixed-media embellished works from the Tanjore school.

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In addition to his marriage with a lady of Vidisa, the reason for his selection of this particular spot may be due to the fact that the hilltop served as an ideal place for giving a concrete shape to the newly aroused zeal for Buddhism in the emperor, who is said to have opened up seven out of the eight original stupas erected over the body relics of Buddha and to have distributed the relics among innumerable stupas built by himself all over his empire.