Mughal Paintings, Art and Stories - the exhibition catalogue from The Cleveland Museum of Art available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Mughal Paintings, Art and Stories

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'This important and accessible volume will appeal to a wide range of students and scholars and to armchair readers looking to escape into an enchanted world' - Choice

A richly illustrated book of Mughal Paintings from the Cleveland Museum of Art's collection

Mughal paintings tell the stories of figures from epic poetry, holy texts, and the real-life history of the Mughals, one of the greatest empires of the early modern period. Captured in this unique art form, Mughal paintings blend Persian and Indian themes and styles, along with Central Asian and European elements. The results are works of great beauty: intense, delicate, detailed, luxurious, and unique.This book shines a light on the beautiful Mughal Paintings held by the Cleveland Museum.

The provenance, publication history, and technical information of each manuscript painting is accompanied by full transcriptions of Persian and Arabic calligraphy. 

  • Author: Sonya Quintanilla is the George P. Bickford Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Date published: October 2016
  • Language: English
  • Delivery: Allow 1-2 weeks
  • ISBN: 978-1907804892
  • Product Dimensions: 26.7 x 23.5 cm