The word illuminate has three definitions:
- light up or brighten
- decorate or adorn
- clarify or reveal
The objective for this coloring activity is not simply for the student to color the work of art, but to illuminate it!
The Court of Jahangir
Jahangir (1569-1627 CE) was the fourth emperor of the Mughal Empire in India. This illustration shows the emperor seated in a pavilion surrounded by his attendants and warriors. Elephants and horses, soldiers with muskets, buildings and landscapes—all are depicted with incredible detail.