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  1. The Mughal painting reaches its/zenith during the reign of :
    1. Akbar
    2. Jahangir
    3. Shahjahan
    4. Aurangzeb
Correct Option: B

Mughal paintings reached its climax during the reign of Jahangir. He employed a number of painters like Abul Hasan, Bishan Das, Madhu, Anant, Manohar, Govardhan and Ustad Mansur. Sometimes, many painters painted a single picture. Other than hunting scenes, court scenes, battle scenes, portrait painting and painting of animals acquired importance. European influence is also noticeable in the paintings. Theprinciple of foreshortening, whereby near and distant people and things could be placed in perspective was adopted from European style.

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