Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Art and Architecture > Painting the Mughal Experience
Displaying 1250 of 1628         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Painting the Mughal Experience
Painting the Mughal Experience
Description
From the Jacket :

The relationship between art and the social, cultural, and political Institutions that sustain it is an interesting one, probing this relationship provides insights into the life and times of patrons and artists of any period in history. It illumines the values and concerns that shaped attitudes to creative activity at the time. In this beautifully designed book Verma uses a thematic approach to the history of Mughal painting, to provide an accessible unfolding of this valuable tradition.

Painting the Mughal Experience uses rare paintings from galleries across the world and draws on diverse textual sources to delve into the social history of dominant themes, motifs, and styles. The author provides a vivid account of the Mughal atelier and of the work of individual artists. In a comprehensive introduction he highlights the fresh treatment, in this style of painting, of real life situations - a feature that sets Mughal painting apart. Tracing the various influences on this magnificent genre of sixteenth-century narrative art, Verma also touches upon parallel artistic traditions.

Postraiture, 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.

About the Author :

Som Prakash Verma taught at the Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University. He is also a practicing artist and a recipient of two awards from the Indian Academy of Fine Arts.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgementsviii
List of Illustrationsx
Introduction1
1. The Atelier32
2. Narrative Art42
3.Portraiture57
4.Paintings on Natural History88
5.Margin-painting103
6.Ascriptions, Identical Versions, and Modern Attributions111
7.The Impact of Renaissance Art131
Abbreviations146
Glossary150
Bibliography153
Index179


Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Painting the Mughal Experience

Item Code:
IDF047
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2005
ISBN:
0195667565
Size:
11.5" X 8.8"
Pages:
197 (Color Illus: 36, B & W Illus: 18)
Other Details:
990 gms
Price:
$95.00
Discounted:
$76.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
You Save:
$19.00 (20%)
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Painting the Mughal Experience

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 11978 times since 1st Oct, 2010
From the Jacket :

The relationship between art and the social, cultural, and political Institutions that sustain it is an interesting one, probing this relationship provides insights into the life and times of patrons and artists of any period in history. It illumines the values and concerns that shaped attitudes to creative activity at the time. In this beautifully designed book Verma uses a thematic approach to the history of Mughal painting, to provide an accessible unfolding of this valuable tradition.

Painting the Mughal Experience uses rare paintings from galleries across the world and draws on diverse textual sources to delve into the social history of dominant themes, motifs, and styles. The author provides a vivid account of the Mughal atelier and of the work of individual artists. In a comprehensive introduction he highlights the fresh treatment, in this style of painting, of real life situations - a feature that sets Mughal painting apart. Tracing the various influences on this magnificent genre of sixteenth-century narrative art, Verma also touches upon parallel artistic traditions.

Postraiture, 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.

About the Author :

Som Prakash Verma taught at the Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University. He is also a practicing artist and a recipient of two awards from the Indian Academy of Fine Arts.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgementsviii
List of Illustrationsx
Introduction1
1. The Atelier32
2. Narrative Art42
3.Portraiture57
4.Paintings on Natural History88
5.Margin-painting103
6.Ascriptions, Identical Versions, and Modern Attributions111
7.The Impact of Renaissance Art131
Abbreviations146
Glossary150
Bibliography153
Index179


Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Cream Embroidered Asana Mat from Kashmir with Mughal Design
Wool on Canvas
72 inch x 48 inch
2.4 kg
Item Code: SCC14
$355.00$284.00
You save: $71.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Riviera-Blue Kurta Pajama Set with Printed Mughal Motifs
Cotton with Flax
Item Code: SPF08
$105.00$84.00
You save: $21.00 (20%)
Size:
 Garment Size Chart Size chart
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Casual Kurta Pajama Set with Printed Mughal Motifs
Casual Kurta Pajama Set with Printed Mughal MotifsCasual Kurta Pajama Set with Printed Mughal Motifs
Pure Cotton
Item Code: SPF02
$65.00$52.00
You save: $13.00 (20%)
Color:
Size:
 Garment Size Chart Size chart
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Babur - Founder of the Mughal Dynasty
Miniature Painting On Paper
Artist Kailash Raj
9.5" x 12.5"
Item Code: ME98
$150.00$120.00
You save: $30.00 (20%)
 With Frame (Add $105.00)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Beige and Green Long Skirt with Mughal Print
Rayon
Length 38 inch
Elastic Waist Upto 44 inch
Item Code: STW69
$20.00$16.00
You save: $4.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Mughals:  Life, Art and Culture (Mughal Manuscripts and Paintings in The British Library)
Item Code: NAK161
$35.00$28.00
You save: $7.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Land Transports in Mughal India (Agra-Lahore Mughal Highway and its Architectural Remains)
by Subhash Parihar
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Aryan Books International
Item Code: IDK961
$100.00$80.00
You save: $20.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Mughal Harem
by K. S. Lal
Hardcover (Edition: 1998)
Aditya Prakashan
Item Code: IDI629
$60.00$48.00
You save: $12.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
TWO STUDIES IN EARLY MUGHAL HISTORY
Item Code: IDF592
$11.50$9.20
You save: $2.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Emperors of the Peacock Throne (The Saga of the Great Mughals)
by Abraham Eraly
Paperback (Edition: 1997)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF710
$40.00$32.00
You save: $8.00 (20%)
SOLD
Mughal Painting (Oxford India Short Introductions)
by Som prakash Verma
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: NAK004
$20.00$16.00
You save: $4.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Mughal-Maratha Relations: Twenty Five Fateful Years 1682-1707 (An Old and Rare Book)
Item Code: NAM212
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Art and Craft Workshops Under the Mughals (A Study of Jaipur Karkhanas)
by Sumbul Halim Khan
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Primus Books
Item Code: NAM034
$35.00$28.00
You save: $7.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

To my astonishment and joy, your book arrived (quicker than the speed of light) today with no further adoo concerning customs. I am very pleased and grateful.
Christine, the Netherlands
You have excellent books!!
Jorge, USA.
You have a very interesting collection of books. Great job! And the ordering is easy and the books are not expensive. Great!
Ketil, Norway
I just wanted to thank you for being so helpful and wonderful to work with. My artwork arrived exquisitely framed, and I am anxious to get it up on the walls of my house. I am truly grateful to have discovered your website. All of the items I’ve received have been truly lovely.
Katherine, USA
I have received yesterday a parcel with the ordered books. Thanks for the fast delivery through DHL! I will surely order for other books in the future.
Ravindra, the Netherlands
My order has been delivered today. Thanks for your excellent customer services. I really appreciate that. I hope to see you again. Good luck.
Ankush, Australia
I just love shopping with Exotic India.
Delia, USA.
Fantastic products, fantastic service, something for every budget.
LB, United Kingdom
I love this web site and love coming to see what you have online.
Glenn, Australia
Received package today, thank you! Love how everything was packed, I especially enjoyed the fabric covering! Thank you for all you do!
Frances, Austin, Texas
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India