Nadir Shah Bestows a Crown to Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah

Era: Afsharid Dynasty, Persia
Date: 18th Century (1774)
Artist: Abol-Hassan
Material and Technique: Oil on canvas
Kept in Saadabad Palace, Tehran, Iran.
Sources: [1],[2]
نقاشی نادر شاه - دوره افشار - موزه سعد آباد
This among rare portraits of Nadir Shah by a Persian artist. Most of his portraits are done by Mughal Indian painters. In this scene, Nadir shah is giving a new crown to the Mughal emperor, Muhammad Shah [3] to show his authority over him.