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Saturday, October 21, 2017


Exhibition Public - Europe & Africa

From Kabul to Kolkata: Highlights of Indian painting in the Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street,
Cambridge, United Kingdom
May 29, 2017 To Sep 03, 2017


Detail: The Fitzwilliam’s second exhibition to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, showcases a selection of Indian miniature paintings and drawings, ranging in date from the 16th to 19th century. The exhibition will include works produced under the patronage of the Mughal dynasty and other princely rulers, as well as several acquired by early British patrons and collectors in India. The paintings and drawings represent some of the main themes that engaged patrons and artists in India in the early modern period, including religious epic and myth, history, royal portraiture, natural history, music and architecture.

Phone No.: +44 (0)1223 332900
Fax: +44 (0)1223 332923
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/calendar/whatson/kabul-kolkata-highlights-indian-painting-fitzwilliam-museum



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