Colonial Art

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B.N. Goswamy
The paintings of foreigners during the colonial rule give an interesting insight into how they interacted with those from ‘the mysterious East’. Here, Prof B.N. Goswamy writes about paintings that emerged from the time, specifically from the court of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. (Photo courtesy: The…
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B.N. Goswamy
Encountering an ‘alien’ or unfamiliar object in some little-known Indian collection, or an Indian inscription in the unlikeliest of artwork speaks volumes about how objects of art travel across the world. Prof. B.N. Goswamy attempts to uncover the mystery of Devanagari engravings on French…
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