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1 Milo Cleveland Beach
The Adventures of Rama
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2010; 8189995332 / 9788189995331; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
To rid the world of the evil, ten-headed Ravana, the Hindu god Vishnu appears on earth as a heroic prince, Rama. The devotion of his brother Lakshman, his marriage to the beautiful Sita, and encounters with demons, giants, sages, and holy men form favorite episodes familiar to any Hindu child. Taken from the holy text, the Ramayana, these stories conclude with Rama's efforts to rescue the kidnapped Sita, aided by Hanuman, leader of an army of monkeys. These incidents have been retold and lavishly illustrated using original paintings from a 16th-century Mughal manuscript. About the Author Milo Cleveland Beach was the Director of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. He has written extensively on Indian and Mughal painting and authored numerous exhibition catalogues and articles. He is the author of Rajput Painting at Bundi and Kota, The Grand Mogul and Early Mughal Painting. Additional Information Originally published in 1980 by Freer Gallery of Art, this edition is completely redesigned, and comes with added features. Printed Pages: 64 with 75 colour illustrations. 036566

Price: 11.95 USD
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2 Milo Cleveland Beach
The Imperial Image: Paintings of the Mughal Court
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2012; 8189995626 / 9788189995621; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Books have been treasured for centuries in the Islamic world, as precious objects worthy of royal admiration. his was especially true in Muslim India, where generations of Mughal emperors commissioned and collected volumes of richly illuminated manuscripts and lavishly illustrated folios. hey assembled workshops of the leading artists and calligraphers to produce the books that ?lled their extensive libraries. Today, those works remain a vibrant part of India?s cultural and artistic history in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In this revised and expanded edition of his popular 1981 book, Dr Milo Beach presents the superb collection of Mughal painting in the Freer Gallery of Art. He adds many of the outstanding works that entered the collection with the opening of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in 1987. Together, the Freer and Sackler Galleries, the Smithsonian?s museums of Asian art, have the distinction of being one of the world?s leading repositories of Mughal art. An introductory essay examines the Mughal art of the book and traces the contributions of a succession of rulers in Muslim India. Brief artist biographies and an extensive bibliography complete this updated volume. Printed Pages: 232 with numerous colour illustrations. 037240

Price: 86.95 USD
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