Painting the Mughal Experience

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - History - 185 pages
"Portraiture, the depiction of nature, and the illustration of margins in manuscripts - considered significant facets of Mughal painting - are looked at closely. Technical skills, motifs, and the symbolism so characteristic of this period are also discussed extensively. This volume also analyses the influence of European Renaissance art on Mughal painting." "Enriched by the historian's craft this book is significant for the wide appeal it commands - it will not only interest serious scholars of Mughal history and cultural studies, but also art historians, connoisseurs of art, and those interested in the development of painting in South Asia."--Jacket.

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Contents

The Atelier
32
Portraiture
57
Paintings on Natural History
88
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Som Prakash Verma is in the Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, India.

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