Thursday, 11 March 2010

Indian Portrait

Today the National Portrait Gallery in London opened its latest biggy The Indian Portrait 1560-1860, which continues until 20 June. The exhibition brings together 60 portraits from the last three centuries, beginning with paintings from the Mughal Court. This picture shows a life-size portrait of the Emperor Jahangir holding a globe (1617) attributed to Abu’l-Hasan, the largest painting to come from the Mughal empire. The artwork looks primitive, but admission is free. Click the title link for more information. CLICK for a slide show.


At 15/3/10, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"The art work looks primitive but the admission is free" What those that mean?

At 15/3/10, Blogger Coxsoft Art said...

That the art isn't worth paying an entrance fee to see, but might be worth a visit if you're passing or have time to kill in your lunch hour.


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