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Painting and Photography: At The Jaipur Court

By: Giles Tillotson & Mrinalini Venkateswaran (Eds)

Price: $77.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2016

Seller ID: 107542

ISBN: 9789385285240

Condition: New


From its very inception in 1727, Jaipur has drawn upon the arts to carve a niche for itself. This book tells the story of the visual arts in Jaipur over a period of more than two centuries, highlighting the dual roles of its rulers as patrons who commissioned works from their own court artists, and as collectors who acquired works from elsewhere. In the special case of Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II, it also encompasses the creation of art, as he was an accomplished amateur photographer.The story begins with paintings from the 18th century, from the period of the founder Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh ... View more info