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The Majesty of Mughal Decoration free pdf Common decorative motifs juxtaposed with architectural details and exquisitely crafted objects define the aesthetic traditions of Mughal art in this lavishly illustrated book. Beautifully photographed close-up details of wall reliefs, inlaid metal hookah bowls, carpets, jade sword hilts, gilded borders of miniature paintings and embroidered shawls emphasize the unity of the themes in Mughal art, while George Michell's lucid text places the works in their historical and architectural context. This sumptuous volume will be essential reading for all lovers of Indian art as well as those with a professional interest in the subject.

About George Michell

George Michell is an architectural historian, specializing in ancient Indian architecture. Among his many publications are The Royal Palaces of India and Hindu Art and Architecture, both published by Thames

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Author : George Michell
Publisher : Thames
Data Published : 01 October 2007
ISBN : 0500513775
EAN : 9780500513774
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 287 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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