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Mughal painting: 16th & 17th century reading list

For reasons of space, this bibliography includes only selected books and exhibition catalogues. For further information please consult Milo Cleveland Beach, Mughal and Rajput Painting, 1992, 'Bibliographical Essay', pp.240-247, which surveys the literature on painting in the Indian subcontinent to the end of the British period.

Ahmed, Khaled Anis,ed. Intercultural Encounter in Mughal Miniatures (Mughal-Christian Miniatures), Lahore, 1995

Alvi, M.A. and Rahman, A. Jahangir the Naturalist, National Institute of Sciences of India, Monograph Series no. 3, New Delhi, 1968

Arnold, T.W. and Binyo, N. L. The Court Painters of the Grand Moguls, Oxford, 1921
Arnold, T.W. and Wilkinson, J.V.S. The Library of A. Chester Beatty: A Catalogue of the
Indian Miniatures
, Dublin, 1936

Barrett, D. and Gray, B. Indian Painting, Geneva, 1963

Beach, M.C. The Grand Mogul: Imperial Painting in India 1600-1660, Williamstown, 1978
Beach, M.C. The Imperial Image: Painting for the Mughal Court, Washington, 1981
Beach, M.C. Early Mughal Painting, Asia Society, New York, 1987
Beach, M.C. The New Cambridge History of India I:3 Mughal and Rajput Painting, Cambridge
University Press, 1992

Beach, Milo Cleveland and Koch, Ebba King of the World. The Padshahnama, Azimuth Editions/Thames and Hudson, London, 1997

Binney, Edwin, 3rd Indian Miniature Painting from the Collection of Edwin Binney 3rd:  the Mughal and Deccani Schools, Portland, Oregon, 1973

Chandra, Moti, Technique of Mughal Painting, Lucknow, 1949
Chandra, Moti, Studies in Early Indian Painting, London, 1974
Chandra, P. The Tuti-Nama of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Origins of Mughal Painting, Graz, 1976

Coomaraswamy, A.K. Catalogue of the Indian Collections in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Vol. VI:  Mughal Painting, Boston, 1930

Crill, Rosemary, Stronge, Susan and Topsfield, Andrew, Arts of Mughal India; Studies in Honour of Robert Skelton, V&A/Mapin, 2004

Das, A.K. Mughal Painting During Jahangir's Time, Asiatic Society, Calcutta, 1978
Das, Asok Kumar (ed.)  Mughal Masters; Further Studies, Marg Publications, Mumbai, 1998

Desai, V.  Life at Court: Art for India's Rulers, 16th-19th Centuries, Boston, 1985 (exhibition catalogue)

Ettinghausen, R. Paintings of the Sultans and Emperors of India in American Collections,
New Delhi, 1961
Falk, T. and Archer, M. Indian Miniatures in the India Office Library, London, 1981

Goetz, H. The Indian and Persian Miniature Paintings in the Rijskprentenkabinet (Rijksmuseum), Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1958

Goswamy, B.N. and Fischer, E. Wonders of a Golden Age; Painting  at the Court of the Great Mughals, Indian Art of the 16th and 17th centuries From Collections in Switzerland, Zurich, 1987

Hajek, L. Indian Miniatures of the Mughal School, London, 1960

Khandalavala and Chandra, M. New Documents of Indian Painting: A Reappraisal, New Delhi, 1969

Kuhnel, E. and Goetz, H. Indian Book Painting from Jahangir's Album in the State Library, Berlin, London, 1926

Leach, Linda York, Indian Paintings and Drawings: The Cleveland Museum of Art Catalogue of
Oriental Art
, Cleveland, 1986
Leach, Linda York, Mughal and Other Indian Paintings From the Chester Beatty Library, Scorpion Cavendish London, 1995
Leach, Linda York, Paintings from India, the Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, volume VIII, The Nour Foundation in association with Azimuth Editions and Oxford University Press, 1998

Losty, J.P. The Art of the Book in India, London, 1982

Mehta, N.C. Studies in Indian Painting, Bombay, 1926

Okada, A. Imperial Mughal Painters, Paris, 1992

Pal, P. (ed.) Master Artists of the Imperial Mughal Court, Marg Publications, Bombay, 1991

Pinder-Wilson, R., Smart, E. and Barrett, D. Paintings from the Muslim Courts of India, London, 1975

Rogers, J.M. Mughal Miniatures, British Museum, London, 1993

Schimmel, Annemarie, and Welch, Stuart Cary Anvari's Divan; A Pocket Book for Akbar, New York, Metropolitan Museum, 1983

Sen, Geeti Paintings from the Akbar Nama, Singapore, 1984

Seyller, John, Workshop and Patron in Mughal India: The Freer Ramayana and Other Manuscripts Illustrated for 'Abd al-Rahim, Zurich, Artibus Asiae in association with the Freer Gallery of Art, 1999
Seyller, John  with contributions from Wheeler M. Thackston, Ebba Koch, Antoinette Owen and Rainald Franz, The Adventures of Hamza, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC in association with Azimuth Editions Limited, London, 2002

Skelton, R. Indian Miniatures from the XVth to XIXth Centuries, Venice, 1961

Soudavar, A. Art of the Persian Courts, New York 1992

Stanley Clarke, S. Indian Drawings: Thirty Mogul Paintings of the School of Jahangir and Four Panels of Calligraphy in the Wantage Bequest, London, 1922

Stchoukine, I. Les Miniatures Indiennes au Musee du Louvre, Paris, 1929
Stchoukine, I. La Peinture Indienne, Paris, 1929

Stronge, S. Painting for the Mughal Emperor: The Art of the Book 1560 - 1660, London, 2002

Titley, N.  Miniatures from Persian Manuscripts: A catalogue and Subject Index of Paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and British Museum, London, 1977

Topsfield, A. An introduction to Indian Court Painting, London, 1984

Verma, Som Prakash, Mughal Painters and Their Work; A Biographical Survey and Comprehensive Catalogue, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1994
Verma, Som Prakash, ed., Flora and Fauna in Mughal Art, Marg Publications, Mumbai, 1999
Verma, Som Prakash, Mughal Painter of Flora and Fauna: Ustad Mansur, New Delhi, 1999

Welch, S. C. A Flower from Every Meadow, New York, 1963
Welch, S. C. Indian Drawings and Painted Sketches, New York, 1976
Welch, S. C. Imperial Mughal Painting, London and New York, 1978
Welch, S.C. and BEACH, M.C. Gods, Thrones and Peacocks, New York, 1965
Welch, S.C., SchimmeL, A., Swietochowski, M.L., and Thackston, W.M. The Emperor's Album, New York, 1987

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