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Jagdish Mittal born 1925 is an artist turned art collector and art historian. He is an erudite scholar and a leading authority on Indian art. He is the Principal Trustee of the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art Hyderabad a Public Trust to which he and his artist wife Kamla gifted their unique collection in 1976. In 1990 he was awarded the Padma Shri by the President of India. His book Andhra Paintings of the Ramayana was published by Andhra Pradesh Lalit Kala Akademi in 1969. He has delivered lectures on art at various places in India and abroad presented papers at International seminars and his articles have been published in prestigious books and journals on Indian art.
|Title||Rajasthani Paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art|
|Author||Jagdish Mittal Milo Cleveland Beach Andrew Topsfield et al|
This catalogue of Rajasthani paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art features many unpublished works by the best-known artists working in different states and thikanas of Rajasthan from the early 16th to the mid 19th century. Five leading scholars of Indian painting have joined forces to write detailed and eloquent analyses of these rare works blending fresh insights into the varied themes and fundamental art historical developments of Rajasthani painting with new attributions to individual masters. Jagdish and Kamla Mittal an artist couple with exceptionally discerning taste assembled this superlative collection of paintings over a period of more than sixty years. Though these exquisite paintings are sure to delight they are also crucial for the study of the Rajasthani art. The outstanding quality of the illustrations the selection of choice details and the inclusion of historically important comparative material make this book essential to anyone who enjoys or studies Rajasthani painting.Rajasthani Paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, Author: Jagdish Mittal Milo Cleveland Beach Andrew Topsfield et al, Category: Book, ISBN: 9788190487276, Condition: New."