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The Indian Portrait, 1560-1860
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Rosemary Crill, Kapil Jariwala
Categories: Portrait painting, Indic
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Mapin Publishing Pvt Ltd

The role of the portrait in India between 1560 and 1860 served as an official chronicle or eye-witness account, as a means of revealing the intimate moments of everyday life, and as a tool for propaganda. Yet the proliferation and mastery of Indian portraiture in the Mughal and Rajput courts
Wonder of the Age
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: John Guy, Jorrit Britschgi
Categories: Painters
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Sept. 28, 2011-Jan. 8, 2012.
Chanderi Travel Guide
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: John Guy, Jorrit Britschgi
Categories: Chanderi (India)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Good Earth

The Chanderi Travel Guide takes the reader on a fascinating journey to this hitherto unexplored but charming destination in Madhya Pradesh. Located in the north of the Malwa Plateau, Chanderi has historically been a coveted military outpost for rulers of the north seeking to make forays into the Deccan. The
Cultural History of Odisha
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Mohammed Yamin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-29 - Publisher: Readworthy Publications

Historical knowledge could be a guide to understand the present and shape our future also. An important aspect of this book is to critically analyze the culture of Odisha. This book is to outline the emergence of Islam and its role on various aspects of Odishan way of life, of
Life at Court
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Vishakha N. Desai, B. N. Goswamy, Ainslie Thomas Embree
Categories: Art, Indic
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher:

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