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 25 Jun 2012 New Books
New Book:
Delhi 360: Mazhar Ali Khan's view from the Lahore Gate (Hardcover)
By J. P Losty
Publisher: Roli Books - 2011

Book Summary:
Made in 1846, the painting commonly known as ‘The Delhi Panorama’ by the famous topographical artist Mazhar Ali Khan is the finest artistic rendering of Shahjaha... Read More
 25 Jun 2012 Rare Paintings
The DELHI PANORAMA by Mazhar Ali Khan Mazhar Ali Khan, a close relation of Ghulam Ali Khan, was primarily an architectural painter who produced the commissions from the last atelier including the great Delhi panorama for Metcalfe on view. This monumental painted cityscape of Delhi, dated Novemb... Read More
 25 Jun 2012 Rare Paintings
The dargah at Nizamuddin 19th century
Opaque watercolor on paper
H. 17 1⁄2 × W. 23 1⁄8 in. (44.5 × 58.8 cm)

Source: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Read More
 25 Jun 2012 Article/Essay
The Last Atelier: Ghulam Ali Khan

The last great atelier of Mughal painting revolved around the family of one man, Ghulam Ali Khan. The artist described himself in an inscription on one of his most celebrated pictures, as “the hereditary slave of the dynasty, Ghulam Ali Khan the portraitist, res... Read More
 9 Sep 2010 Article/Essay
By the late 18th century, the British emerged as the dominant power in India, encouraging middle-class young Englishmen to join the East India Company as civilians and soldiers. The newcomers were fascinated by the variegated landscape of the country, its magnificent... Read More
 7 Jul 2010 Rare Paintings
Elephants crossing a bridge of boats over the Bhagirathi at Suti - 1821

Watercolour of elephants crossing a bridge at Suti from an album of miscellaneous views of Bengal produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1820-21. Marquess of Hastings, the Governo... Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Rare Paintings
A section from a 'Panoramic Scroll' of the city of DELHI viewed from the Lahore Gates of the Red Fort, by Mazhar ‘Ali Khan, 1846. Read More