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A painting from Company Period

Indian painting history during the eighteenth and nineteenth century witnessed a new genre of painting popularly known as the Company School or Company Period. The paintings of this school display a blend of naturalistic representation and a nostalgic stylization of medieval Indian miniatures.

This is the video of Portrait of Amjed Ali Shah, a painting done by an unknown artist during Company period in Indian painting history. This painting captures the grandeur of Oudh royalty in India. Nawab Amjed Ali Shah ruled Oudh during 1842-47.