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Markel, Stephen

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

Additional Title(s):

Art of courtly Lucknow

Munich ; Prestel, 2010.
New York : Prestel, 2010.
Physical Description:
271 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Reference Library
N7308.L83 M37 2010 (LC) Oversize
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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.
Subject Terms:
Art and society -- India -- Lucknow -- Exhibitions.
Art and society -- India -- Oudh -- Exhibitions.
Art, Indic -- India -- Lucknow -- Exhibitions.
Art, Indic -- India -- Oudh -- Exhibitions.
Gude, Tushara Bindu.
Alam, Muzaffar, 1947-
Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Musée Guimet (Paris, France)

  • 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.