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    DescriptionBetween the years 1707 and 1857, the cultural centre of Delhi in North India was the locus of a dramatic shift of power with the decline of the Mughal Empire and the rise of the British Raj. This critical transitional period altered Indian culture, politics and art, and brought unprecedented artistic innovation and experimentation. The artistic flowering of this time is evident in jewel-like portraits, miniature paintings, striking panoramas, and exquisite decorative arts crafted for Mughal emperors and European residents alike. Sumptuous colour illustrations of such works illuminate the pages of this book, painting a vivid portrait of this important city and its art, artists, and patrons. Masterworks by major Mughal artists, such as Nidha Mal and Ghulam Ali Khan, and works by non-Mughal artists demonstrate the dynamic interplay of artistic production at this time. This largely overlooked period is explored in thought-provoking essays by a panel of distinguished scholars of Indian art, history, and literature to present an engaging look at this dynamic artistic culture in the midst of rapid change.

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    Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by William Dalrymple, Edited by Yuthika Sharma
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 305 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,551 g
    ISBN 13: 9780300176667
    ISBN 10: 030017666X

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FKA
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JF, 3JH
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    BIC subject category V2: ACBP
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET080
    Ingram Theme: CULT/INDIAN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS017000
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BISAC V2.8: ART015000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15820
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    B&T Approval Code: A02300000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 62
    BISAC V2.8: ART019000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FKA, 3JH, 3JF
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART006010
    DC22: 759.954/560747471
    LC classification: ND1002 .P75 2012
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 759.95456074
    DC23: 759.954560747471
    BISAC region code:
    Ingram Theme: INDS/ASIAN
    Thema V1.0: AGC, AGA, NHF
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    150 colour illustrations
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    20 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
    Author Information
    William Dalrymple is an award-winning writer, historian, and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival. Yuthika Sharma received a PhD in South Asian art and architecture from Columbia University and a doctorate in design from Harvard University.