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Mir 'Ali Shir Nava'i (d. 1501)

The Day of Judgement is discussed in a bathhouse 1492

RCIN 1005032.i

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The inscription dates this painting to 1540–41 but areas of paint in the foreground were scraped off and painted over by the Mughal artist Govardhan. It depicts a theologian explaining the Day of Judgement in a bathhouse. He says, ‘on that day too, rich and poor will be alike in their nakedness’.