Princes And Painters In Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857

Princes And Painters In Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857 ePUB
  • Hardcover
  • 322 pages
  • Princes And Painters In Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857
  • William Dalrymple
  • English
  • 11 July 2018
  • 8172233329

About the Author: William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple was born in Scotland and Painters In PDF ↠ brought up on the shores of the Firth of Forth He wrote the highly acclaimed bestseller In Xanadu when he was twenty two The book won the Yorkshire Post Best First Work Award and a Scottish Arts Council Spring Book Award it was also shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial PrizeIn Princes And ePUB è Dalrymple moved to Delhi where he lived for six years researching his second book, City of Djinns, which won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award From the Holy Mountain, his acclaimed study of the demise of Christianity in its Middle Eastern homeland, was awarded the Scottish Arts Council And Painters In Epub Ü Autumn Book Award for it was also shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Award, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Duff Cooper Prize A collection of his writings about India, The Age of Kali, won the French Prix D Astrolabe in White Mughals was published in , the book won the Wolfson Prize for History , the Scottish Book of the Year Prize, and was shortlisted for the PEN History Award, the Kiryama Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial PrizeWilliam Dalrymple is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Royal Asiatic Society, and is the founder and co director of the Jaipur Literature Festival In he was awarded the Mungo Park Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for his outstanding contribution to travel literature He wrote and presented the television series Stones of the Raj and Indian Journeys, which won the Grierson Award for Best Documentary Series at BAFTA in His Radio series on the history of British spirituality and mysticism, The Long Search, won the Sandford St Martin Prize for Religious Broadcasting and was described by the judges as thrilling in its brilliance near perfect radio In December his article on the madrasas of Pakistan was awarded the prize for Best Print Article of the Year at the FPA Media Awards In June he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Letters honoris causa by the University of St Andrews for his services to literature and international relations, to broadcasting and understanding In , The Last Moghal won the prestigous Duff Cooper Prize for History and Biography In November , William received an Honourary Doctorate of Letters, honoris causa, from the University of Lucknow University for his outstanding contribution in literature and history , and in March won the James Todd Memorial Prize from the Maharana of UdaipurWilliam is married to the artist Olivia Fraser, and they have three children They now live on a farm outside Delhi.

Princes And Painters In Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857✻ Princes And Painters In Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857 Epub ✾ Author William Dalrymple – Between the years and , the cultural center of Delhi in North India was the locus of a dramatic shift of power with the decline of the Mughal Empire and the rise of the British Raj This critical tran Between the yearsand , the cultural center Painters In PDF ↠ of Delhi in North India was the locus of a dramatic shift of power with the decline of the Mughal Empire and the rise of the British Raj This critical transitional period altered Indian culture, politics, and art, and brought unprecedented artistic innovation and experimentation The artistic flowering of this time is evident Princes And ePUB è in jewel like portraits, miniature paintings, striking panoramas, and exquisite decorative arts crafted for Mughal emperors and European residents alikeSumptuous color illustrations of such works illuminate the pages of this book, painting a vivid portrait of this important city and its art, artists, and patrons Masterworks by major Mughal artists, such as Nidha Mal and Ghulam Ali Khan, and works by And Painters In Epub Ü non Mughal artists demonstrate the dynamic interplay of artistic production at this time This largely overlooked period is explored in thought provoking essays by a panel of distinguished scholars of Indian art, history, and literature to present an engaging look at this dynamic artistic culture in the midst of rapid change.

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10 thoughts on “Princes And Painters In Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857

  1. Jbondandrews says:

    A lovely set of paintings.

  2. Esther says:

    Mughal Moustaches are turned downwards.Rajput moustaches are curling upwards.