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Akbar the Aesthete

By: Indu Anand

Price: $106.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100327

ISBN: 8124607389

Condition: New


Mughal miniatures are a vivid account of the cultural, sociopolitical scenario of the Mughal era. Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar, the most powerful Mughal emperor, was a great aesthete and promoter of arts. Eminent Persian and Indian artists thronged his Royal Studio and were encouraged to paint numerous emotive miniatures of style and substance, communicating highly complex narratives. These miniatures are a beautiful manifestation of human expressions, vividly encapsulating moments of history for posterity. This book combines the sources and methodology of history and art history of the Mughal ... View more info