Mausoleum of Salim Chisti, Fatehpur Sikri - 1820
Watercolour on paper with embossed borders
Marks and inscriptions:
'Tomb of Sheikh Selim Kishtee at Futhepore Sickri'
'Tomb of Futhypore Sicri'
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Watercolour by Latif (fl..1820s) of the Mausoleum of Salim Chishti at Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh, dated between 1820 and 1822. The image is inscribed on the front in English: 'Tomb of Sheik Selim at Futtipoor'; and in Persian characters: 'Raudah i munauwarah i hadrat Shaikh Salim Chishti ba-maqam i Fathpur Sikri 'amal i Latif' (The illumined tomb of the saint Sheikh Salim Chishti at Fatehpur Sikri.
The numnerous painting of Latif: https://www.google.ca/search?q=Watercolour+by+Latif+(fl..1820s)&rlz=1C2SNNT_enCA388&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=0deQUq_RDqOy2gXH3IGwCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=599