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Michael Brand, Glenn D. Lowry. illustrated throughout with color plates and b/w illustrations, maps and plans. akbar and his city, fatehpur-sikri in 16th century mughal india. a particularly fine effort. Published by Asia Society Galleries, NY (1985). ISBN 10: 0878480625 ISBN 13: 9780878480623. Condition: Near Fine. Exhibition Catalogue.
Contents: Akbar and the Formation of Mughal Art; Fatehpur-Sikri: Akbar's City of Victory; The Kitabkhana: The Imperial Library; The Kitabkhana as a Center of Collection; The Karkhanas: The Imperial Workshops.
Contents: Akbar and the Formation of Mughal Art; Fatehpur-Sikri: Akbar's City of Victory; The Kitabkhana: The Imperial Library; The Kitabkhana as a Center of Collection; The Karkhanas: The Imperial Workshops; Akbar and the Power of Images. Lavisly illustrated with full color plates.
Akbar's India: art from the Mughal city of victory. By Michael Brand and Glenn D. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Asia Society in celebration of the Festival of India, 1985–86. in colour and black and white, front. New York, The Asia Society Galleries.
The folio belongs to an illustrated copy of the Divan of Anvari commissioned by the Mughal emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605) in 1588 and in Lahore
The folio belongs to an illustrated copy of the Divan of Anvari commissioned by the Mughal emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605) in 1588 and in Lahore. The poet Anvari (1126-1189) is considered one of the greatest figures in Persian literature. His panegyric in honor of the Seljuq sultan, Ahmad Sanjar (r. 1118-1157) earned him royal favor and the patronage of two of Sanjar’s successors. Anvari’s poems were collected in a Divan, which contains eulogies, satire, panegyrics, and other forms of poetry and prose
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Find nearly any book by Michael Brand. by Michael Brand, Glenn D. ISBN 9780878480616 (978-0-87848-061-6) Softcover, Asia Society, 1985. Find signed collectible books: 'Akbar's India: Art from the Mughal City of Victory'.
Glenn David Lowry (born September 28, 1954) is an American art historian and director of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City since 1995. He has lectured and written extensively in support of contemporary art and artists and the role of museums in society, among other topics.
The curators, Michael Brand and Glenn D. Lowry, state .
The show enables us to feel the texture of the extraordinarily cosmopolitan city that Akbar built and developed. Art was very important to him. Akbar thought continually about form and content, appearance and reality.
emperor, flower, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), WWII-era provenance. Michael Brand Glenn D. Ardeshir, Bombay, India and Windsor, England. Ardeshir, by descent. To 2001 Terence McInerney Fine Arts Lt. New York City, to 2001. From 2001 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in 2001. Notes: According to Curatorial Note 3, Terence McInerney, June 2001, in the object record. cat. 80, pp. 120, 156. Saiyid Zaheer Husain Jafri. p. 266. Collection Area(s). South Asian and Himalayan Art.
Akbar's India: Art from the Mughal City of Victory, The Asia Society, New York; The Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1985-1986, no. 73, repro. shown only at first two venues, through March 1986). Romance of the Taj Mahal, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; The Asia Society, New York, 1989-1991, no. 196, repro. shown only at first three venues, through November 1990).
Author: Michael Brand,Glenn D. Lowry
Category: Arts and Photo
Publisher: Asia Society; 1st edition (June 1, 1985)
Pages: 162 pages
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