articles by JP Losty

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Court and Courtship: JP Losty on four miniature paintings from the TAPI Collection, featured in his new book

The 90 paintings in the TAPI collection span 16th century portraits of emperors, courtiers, animals, and more, and courtly pictures from the Deccan, Rajasthan, and Central India; 17th century representations of classic texts like the Gita Govinda, Harivamsha, and Rasikapriya; and 18th and 19th century paintings of ladies in resplendent textiles and costumes.