Mughal And Rajput Painting

September 24, 1992|
Mughal And Rajput Painting by Milo Cleveland Beach
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The Mughals seized political power in north India in 1526 and became the most important artistically active Muslim dynasty on the subcontinent. In this richly illustrated work, Dr. Milo Beach shows how Mughal patronage of the arts was radically innovative for the Indian context and profoundly altered the character of painting in the Rajput Hindu areas of north India. He reveals the different styles and subjects of Mughal and Rajput painting and the interplay of the two traditions. Beach also explores the tolerance each showed toward outside influence and change, demonstrating a uniquely Indian attitude towards the arts.
Christopher Alan Bayly was born on May 18, 1945 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom. He graduated from St Antony's College. He was the pre-eminent historian of India and the British Empire and a pioneer of the field of global history. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including The Local Roots of Indian Politics; Rulers,...
Title:Mughal And Rajput Painting
Product dimensions:302 pages, 9.61 X 6.69 X 0.67 in
Shipping dimensions:302 pages, 9.61 X 6.69 X 0.67 in
Published:September 24, 1992
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521400275

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