Painting for the Mughal Emperor: The Art of the Book 1560-1660

By: Stronge, Susan

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Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine, not price-clipped. 192pp. 146 colour illustrations. In this book the author provides a detailed survey of the Victoria and Albert Museum's renowned collection of art from the golden age of the Mughal Empire, tracing the place of individual works in the Mughal tradition of arts of the book. It includes epic adventures of the Muslim hero Hamza, dramatic battles and episodes from the life of the emperor Akbar from the famous Akbarnama; and a series of portraits of the emperors, their sons, and leading members of the court from the early 17th century.

Title: Painting for the Mughal Emperor: The Art of the Book 1560-1660

Author Name: Stronge, Susan

Categories: Art History,

Publisher: London, V & A Publications: 2002

ISBN Number: 1851773584

ISBN Number 13: 9781851773589

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006075

Keywords: mughal empire, akbra, jahangir, shah jahan, hindustan, akbarnama,