Mask of Vaikuntha Vishnu, late 5th century. Learn more about 5th century masks
Kanha (b. n.d.; d. c. 1590) was a miniature painter in the court of Mughal emperor Akbar and worked from c. 1580 until the 1590s. He is known for his animal studies, which influenced the works of the artists Miskin and Mansur. He illustrated one folio in the Darabnama (1580–85), the Razmnama (1582–86) and was the colourist for Basawan and Daswanth.