Portrait of Kublai Khan

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Illustration

Arienne King
by British Museum
published on 17 September 2019
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A painting of Mongol ruler Kublai Khan (r. 1260 - 1294 CE) by the Nepalese astrologer and artist Araniko (1245–1306 CE). Although the portrait depicts Kublai Khan as he appeared at the beginning of his reign, it was actually painted after his death in 1294.

59.4 x 47 cm (23 x 18.5 in). Paint and ink on silk. From the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Museum, B. (2019, September 17). Portrait of Kublai Khan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11204/portrait-of-kublai-khan/

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