A study of works of art produced under Sikh patronage, marking the 300th anniversary of the Sikh brotherhood. Illustrations include some of the finest pieces from the treasury of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who expanded Sikh rule in North India from 1801 to 1839, and works of art collected by Ranjit Singh, one of the most colourful figures in Sikh ...
A study of works of art produced under Sikh patronage, marking the 300th anniversary of the Sikh brotherhood. Illustrations include some of the finest pieces from the treasury of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who expanded Sikh rule in North India from 1801 to 1839, and works of art collected by Ranjit Singh, one of the most colourful figures in Sikh history, who acquired the Koh-i-noor diamond. Jewellery, gemstones and textiles, weapons and armour, and paintings and contemporary photographs combine in an attempt to provide a comprehensive picture of Sikh art and culture. The religion of the Sikhs is also explained through paintings, calligraphy and the arts of the book.
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As new, hardback. First edition 4to, pp.256, 236 illustrations, many in colour, dust wrapper. A definitive study of art produced under Sikh patronage published in conjunction with a major exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Khushwant Singh, The Sikhs of the Panjab; Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh, The Sikh Religion; Patwant Singh, The Golden Temple; A.S. Melikian-Chirvani, Ranjit Singh and the Image of the Past; Susan Stronge, Arts of the Court of Maharaja Ranjit Singh; B.N. Goswamy, Painting in the Panjab; Rosemary Crill, Textiles in the Panjab; Ian Knight, The Military Sikhs; David Jones, Maharaja Dalip Singh; B.N. Goswamy, Continuing Traditions in the Later Sikh Kingdoms; F.S. Aijazuddin, European Views of the Panjab; Divia Patel, Photography and the Romance of the Panjab.
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