The Royal Hunt

Courtly Pursuits in Indian Art

Expressions of imperial authority are universally embodied in royal imagery of the hunt, rulers pursuing prey as metaphors for power, and martial prowess.

Art Exhibition previously on at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, United States.
From Saturday 20 June 2015 to Sunday 13 December 2015

Hamid Bhakari Punished by Akbar, image

Published by anonymous on Wednesday 11 March 2015.
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This theme is celebrated throughout the history of Indian painting and became ubiquitous in later Rajput painting. This exhibition features works from the Department of Asian Art, with loans from the Department of Islamic Art, the Department of Arms and Armor, and New York collections.