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Author Markel, Stephen.

Title India's fabled city : the art of courtly Lucknow / Stephen Markel ; with Tushara Bindu Gude and contributions by Muzaffar Alam ... [et al.].

Imprint Los Angeles, CA : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Munich : DelMonico Books/Prestel, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.542 MAR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 271 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Catalog issued in connection with an exhibition held Dec. 12, 2010-Feb. 27, 2011, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, and Apr. 6-July 11, 2011, Museé Guimet, Paris.
Contents The dynastic history of Lucknow / Stephen Markel -- India's fabled city: the lure of courtly Lucknow-narratives of an exhibition / Tushara Bindu Gude -- Lucknow and European society / Rosie Llewellyn-Jones -- Hybrid visions: the cultural landscape of Awadh / Tushara Bindu Gude -- Innovations pious and impious: expressive arts in Nawabi Lucknow / Carla Petievich -- Lucknow's architectural landscape / Catherine Asher -- "A sacred interest": the role of photography in the "City of Mourning" / Sophie Gordon -- Origins of the late Mughal painting tradition in Awadh / Malini Roy -- Of princes and poets in eighteenth-century Lucknow / Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam -- "This blaze of wealth and magnificence": the luxury arts of Lucknow / Stephen Markel -- Textiles and dress in Lucknow in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Rosemary Crill -- Music in Lucknow's gilded age / Peter Manuel.
Subject Art, Indic -- India -- Lucknow -- Exhibitions.
Art, Indic -- India -- Oudh -- Exhibitions.
Art and society -- India -- Lucknow -- Exhibitions.
Art and society -- India -- Oudh -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Gude, Tushara Bindu.
Alam, Muzaffar, 1947-
Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Musée Guimet (Paris, France)
Added Title Art of courtly Lucknow
ISBN 9783791350752

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