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Title Forgotten masters : Indian painting for the East India Company / William Dalrymple with Lucian Harris, Rosie Llewellyn-Jones. J. P. Losty, H. J. Noltie, Malini Roy, Yuthika Sharma and Andrew Topsfield
Imprint London : Philip Wilson Publishers, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2019
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  ND2047 .D36 2019    AVAILABLE    30610020654307
Descript 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 29 cm
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Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company, The Wallace Collection, 4 December 2019 to 19 April 2020
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-191)
"As the East India Company extended its sway across India in the late eighteenth century, many remarkable artworks were commissioned by Company officials from Indian painters who had previously worked for the Mughals. Published to coincide with the first UK exhibition of these masterworks at The Wallace Collection, this book celebrates the work of a series of extraordinary Indian artists, each with their own style and tastes and agency, all of whom worked for British patrons between the 1770s and the bloody end of the Mughal rule in 1857. Edited by writer and historian William Dalrymple, these hybrid paintings explore both the beauty of the Indian natural world and the social realities of the time in one hundred masterpieces, often of astonishing brilliance and originality. They shed light on a forgotten moment in Anglo-Indian history during which Indian artists responded to European influences while keeping intact their own artistic visions and styles. These artists represent the last phase of Indian artistic genius before the onset of the twin assaults - photography and the influence of western colonial art schools - ended an unbroken tradition of painting going back two thousand years. As these masterworks show, the greatest of these painters deserve to be remembered as among the most remarkable Indian artists of all time"-- Dust jacket
Painting for the East India Company / William Dalrymple -- The master artists of Lucknow -- Painting in Lucknow 1775-1800 / Rosie Llewellyn-Jones -- The master artists of the Impey Album -- The natural history paintings of Shaikh Zain ud-Din, Bhawani Das and Ram Das / Andrew Topsfield -- The natural world -- Indian export art? : the botanical paintings / H.J. Noltie -- The Bengali artist Haludar / Malini Roy -- Shaikh Muhammad Amir of Karraya and Yellapah of Vellore -- Bespoke: painting to order in 1830s Calcutta and Vellore / Lucian Harris -- The last mughal master artists of Delhi and Agra -- Ghulam Ali Khana nd the Delhi School of Painting / Yuthika Sharma -- Sita ram and the Hastings albums -- Sita Ram / J.P. Losty
Subject East India Company -- Art patronage -- Exhibitions
East India Company -- Art collections -- Exhibitions
Watercolor painting -- India -- 18th century -- History and criticism -- Exhibitions
East India Company. fast (OCoLC)fst00537796
Watercolor painting. fast (OCoLC)fst01172527
Art museums. fast (OCoLC)fst00815631
Art patronage. fast (OCoLC)fst00815756
Painting, Indic. fast (OCoLC)fst01050878
India. fast (OCoLC)fst01210276
Art and Design. ukslc
1700-1799 fast
Criticism, interpretation, etc. fast (OCoLC)fst01411635
Exhibition catalogs. lcgft
Alt Author Dalrymple, William, editor
Harris, Lucian, writer of added commentary
Llewellyn-Jones, Rosie, writer of added commentary
Losty, Jeremiah P., writer of added commentary
Noltie, Henry J., writer of added commentary
Roy, Malini, writer of added commentary
Sharma, Yuthika, writer of added commentary
Topsfield, Andrew, writer of added commentary
Bray, Xavier, writer of preface
Wallace Collection (London, England), organizer, host institution
Alt Title Indian painting for the East India Company
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