Painting for the Mughal Emperor
  • Author : Susan Stronge
  • Release Date : 01 May 2002
  • Publisher : Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Genre : Art
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015054390987

Painting for the Mughal Emperor Book Summary

A unique blend of Indian, Persian, and Islamic styles, Mughal painting reached its golden age during the reigns of the emperors Akbar, Jahangir, and Shah Jahan in the 16th and 17th centuries. This gloriously illustrated book is the first to examine the Victoria and Albert Museum's remarkable collection of Mughal paintings, one of the finest in the world. Richly detailed battle scenes, scenes of court life, and lively depictions of the hunt were commissioned by the royal courts, along with a remarkable series of portraits, studies of wildlife, and decorative borders. The authoritative text contains much new research, and the beautifully reproduced color illustrations give this stunning volume wide appeal.

Painting for the Mughal Emperor

Painting for the Mughal Emperor

Author : Susan Stronge
Publisher : Victoria & Albert Museum
Genre : Art
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A unique blend of Indian, Persian, and Islamic styles, Mughal painting reached its golden age during the reigns of the emperors Akbar, Jahangir, and Shah Jahan in the 16th and 17th centuries. This gloriously illustrated book is the first to examine the Victoria and Albert Museum's remarkable collection of Mughal ...

Early Mughal Painting

Early Mughal Painting

Author : Milo Cleveland Beach
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Art
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One of the minor miracles of art history is the extraordinary flowering of Indian painting that began in the mid-sixteenth century under the early Mughal emperors of Indian, notably Akbar the Great. Only in recent decades has the consummate artistry of early Mughal painting come to be widely appreciated in ...

Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting  1526   1658

Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting 1526 1658

Author : Valerie Gonzalez
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Art
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The first specialized critical-aesthetic study to be published on the concept of hybridity in early Mughal painting, this book investigates the workings of the diverse creative forces that led to the formation of a unique Mughal pictorial language. Mughal pictoriality distinguishes itself from the Persianate models through the rationalization of ...

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Jahangir

Author : Sanjeev Prasad Srivastava
Publisher : Abhinav Publications
Genre : Art
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Study on the achievements of Mughal artists during the reign of Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan with special reference to characteristics of Mughal painting and miniature painting....

Mughal Paintings

Mughal Paintings

Author : Sonya Rhie Quintanilla,Dominique DeLuca
Publisher : Unknown
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A captivating and vibrant reflection of the art history of one of the greatest empires of the early modern period...

Imperial Mughal Painting

Imperial Mughal Painting

Author : Stuart Cary Welch
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Art
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"Mughal patrons and artists doted on the world and its inhabitants. No pains were spared to record them realistically in life-oriented pictures,usually of people and animals. The people are exceptional--some of mankind's most extraordinary wordlings and wisest saints, shown in depth, to be scrutinized inside and out. All the ...

Paintings from Mughal India

Paintings from Mughal India

Author : Andrew Topsfield
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Art
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A unique style of court painting, combining Persian, Indian and European elements, developed in India under the Mughal emperors in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Originally an art of book illustration, it soon gave rise to highly naturalistic portraiture and scenes of court life, among other subjects. These elegant and ...

Real Birds in Imagined Gardens

Real Birds in Imagined Gardens

Author : Kavita Singh
Publisher : Getty Publications
Genre : Art
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Accounts of paintings produced during the Mughal dynasty (1526–1857) tend to trace a linear, “evolutionary” path and assert that, as European Renaissance prints reached and influenced Mughal artists, these artists abandoned a Persianate style in favor of a European one. Kavita Singh counters these accounts by demonstrating that Mughal painting did ...