He was educated to follow his father's profession of miniature painting.
Many of these beautiful miniature paintings are now on display in the fort.
He learned the art of miniature painting and studied medicine in Paris.
They are also famous for the miniature painting with great attention paid to detailing.
In 17th century, miniature painting was also popular among the citizens of Istanbul.
There is a small artists' colony in the village where miniature paintings are made.
Their art has its origins in the miniature painting of the late Gothic period.
Only about 200 miniature paintings of the thousands they probably commissioned are known to have survived.
The art of miniature painting is still alive today.
At a young age, he began to paint miniature paintings for a frame maker.