History of decorative art in Mughal architecture by R. Nath

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .

Written in English

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Places:

  • India.

Subjects:

  • Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- India,
  • Decoration and ornament, Islamic -- India,
  • Architecture, Mogul

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementR. Nath.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA3576.A1 N372 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 188 p., [35] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4527958M
LC Control Number76905414

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The Mughal decorative art is not an expression in isolation, it is a link in the continuous growth of the art of the people. The author studies the evolutionary process of every aspect of this art in its different phases and analyses the inspirations which led to its appearance on such a magnificent scale in Mughal buildings.

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In art and architecture history, the term Orientalism refers to the works of the Western artists who specialized in Oriental subjects, produced from their travels in Western Asia, during the 19th century.

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The late Mughal era was also a fruitful period for the provincial and regional patronage of architecture (a,b). The maharaja Jai Singh founded the city of Jaipur, known for its palaces and astronomical observatory built inand Safdarjang, the nawab of Avadh, erected a tomb in Delhi based on that of Humayun (–54).

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A leading Mughal noble, Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan, produced a fine blend of Bhakti poetry with Persian ideas of life and human relations. Thus, the Persian and the Hindi literary traditions began to influence each other.

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