Author:Molly Emma Aitken

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When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry from the Susan L. Beningson Collection

By: Molly Emma Aitken

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, UK, Asia Society and Philip Wilson Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012347

ISBN: 0856675997

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 142 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

The Intelligence of Tradition in Rajput Court Painting

By: Molly Emma Aitken

Price: $136.00

Publisher: London, Yale University Press:

Seller ID: 107410

ISBN: 0300142293

Condition: New


The genre of Rajput painting flourished between the 16th and 19th centuries in the kingdoms that ruled what is now the Indian state of Rajasthan (place of rajas). Rajput paintings depicted the nobility and court spectacle as well as scenes from Krishna’s life, the Hindu epics, and court poetry. Many Rajput kingdoms developed distinct styles, though they shared common conventions. This important book surveys the overall tradition of Indian Rajput painting, while developing new methods to ask unprecedented questions about meaning.Through a series of in-depth studies, Aitken shows how tradition... View more info

A Magic World: New Visions of Indian Painting

By: Molly Emma Aitken (Ed.)

Price: $54.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, The Marg Foundation: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111499

ISBN: 9789383243150

Condition: New


In the 100 years since Ananda Coomaraswamy wrote his seminal Rajput Painting, the field of Indian painting studies has gone from a period of explosive discovery to a deepening of knowledge about individual artists and workshops. More recently, scholars have also begun to probe artists’ and patrons’ creative decisions and have entered into extensive conversation with South Asian cultural studies in general. They reconsider Coomaraswamy’s distinction between “Rajput”and Mughal painting and focus more on the connections between these two worlds, analyzing the complex meanings these pain... View more info