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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 25–59.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Molly Emma Aitken Abstract Nineteenth-century court painters in India's princely states reconfigured traditional portraiture to address British, Indian courtly and local values and conventions. At Bikaner, a father and son, Rahim and Chotu, experimented with a number of different styles...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Postcolonial historians have paid less attention to the ways in which India's princely states responded to colonial efforts. Let us consider two responses from Mewar overlooked by historians. In 1887 Pannalal Mehta, prime minister of Mewar, erected a clock tower after a dispute between local Muslim and Jain...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 91–106.
Published: 01 April 2011
... and most ornate, and have the most extensive ritual and central Indian Hindu princely states continue to memorial programs of all the Indian chatrı¯s. memorialize their ancestors through chatrı¯s today. When The 19th-century Scindia maha¯ ra¯ ja¯ s of Gwalior the various Mara¯tha¯ dynasties rose...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 107–126.
Published: 01 April 2011
...-Atkins Museum of Art (Fig. 2). Kim Hongnam, who has analyzed Hwagi in relation to Sin Sukju’s Comments on Chinese Painters Chinese calligraphy, states that either of these scrolls Represented in Prince Anpyeong’s Collection could have...
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Archives of Asian Art (2008) 58 (1): 113–133.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of 1592 up to plan and carry out special state rites. Euigwe were all but destroyed. Fortunately, over 3,000 volumes were compiled after the completion of events such as representing about thirty categories of euigwe remain royal weddings, the painting and copying of royal por- from the later period...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... 55 Biographers similarly disparage Yuan's lifelong career as a member of the government. During his tenure in the western Qi prefecture, he is recorded to have illegally enslaved the state garrison soldiers for his personal interests, leaving the garrisons understaffed. Once exposed, the prince...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 119–163.
Published: 01 October 2014
... they form a conceptual unit in book, stating that the inclusion of the Vimalakı¯rti and their side-by-side placement that is further accentuated Maitreya tableaux indicates the devotees’ longing not by the corridor that surrounds them.78 However, since just for the Buddha, but also for the prince.73 Fur...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Li-kuei Chien Abstract Twin gate towers ( que ) were a characteristic feature of urban and palatial architecture in Chinese cities from the Warring States period onward. Although they initially served the practical military purpose of strengthening the defensive characteristics of gates in the city...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2007
... annihilated the as a practical necessity, Huan retained a descendant of Erzhu clan circa 530, but had once commented to a the Wei court on the throne, suggesting that he recog- friend, ‘‘As long as the Prince [Gao Huan] lives, I don’t nized the symbolic power of tradition, embodied by the dare differ...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2021
... for the episode when the prison guards report to the Prince. It is likely that the figure by the doorway is also our heroine, who has come to terms with her state of imprisonment. Taking a closer look, this figure is the only person who is interacting with the larger landscape. She is moving away from the open...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 90–99.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Pulitzer, founder and chair of the Pulitzer Founda- sculpture, tracing its journey through Japan to the United tion, and senior curator Francesca Herndon-Consagra States in the early twentieth century in the context of set the tone for the two days. Both actively took part in the art market...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 165–178.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of Bongwan the walls of the corridor in Buddhist Shrine 5 in Mı¯ra¯n.7 4051 from the NMK collection was originally part of a The photo that Ueno based her identification on shows Winged Celestial mural. More specifically, it seems to a scene of Prince Vis´vantara leading a white elephant contain the tips...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
... the early twentieth century from the so-called library with wisdom, Man˜jus´rı¯ was one of the major bodhisattvas cave, Mogao Cave 17. Previous scholarship interro- of the Buddhist pantheon. Commonly depicted as a young gated the relationship between a particular genre of prince, his new representation...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (2): 79–106.
Published: 01 October 2023
... County, Eastern Han dynasty, 212 ce. Stone, h. 80 cm, l. 150 cm. Photograph: courtesy Sichuan Museum. Figure 3. Head panel from the coffin of Prince of Jiangdu, Western Han dynasty, 128 bce . Wood, lacquer, and jade, 70 × 212 × 82 cm. Photograph: Zhao Yi. Figure 3. Head panel from...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 131–170.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... The inscription expressed wishes that Emperor Xiaowen, the Grand Empress Dowager, and the imperial prince would be united with Buddhist virtue, that the state would prosper for many years, and that Buddhism would flourish. It is clear that by this time the imperially sponsored work first expended on hollowing out...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 179–187.
Published: 01 October 2013
.... After serving in the Yuyongjian 182 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART for a period of time, he received his first official title of as imperial guard for Zhu Qiyu (the future Jingtai em- Jinyizhengqianhu (Battalion Commander of peror) when Zhu Qiyu was still the Prince of Cheng in the Embroidered...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 April 2013
... worked for the Bikaner royal family in the late sixteenth the subject ‘‘Rao Bhoj Rathor’’ (Fig. 11).35 It further and early seventeenth centuries: Shah Muhammad and his states that the painting was made for Raja Rai Singh’s nephew or son Nur Muhammad.27 (The family genealogy son Prince (Kunwar) Surat...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 51–80.
Published: 01 April 2016
... panels, the court painter Kim painter when Kim painted his portrait while he was still Hong-do was entrusted with painting the scenes of crown prince in 1773, and subsequently he entrusted the special court celebration honoring King Yeongjo in all matters concerning painting to Kim Hong-do. This 1765...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 153–185.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of framed pictures in Wat Suthat that do of the king’s chief interests: China, trade, and temples. not appear to be painted on glass but occupy a similar For years before he was crowned king in 1824, spatial and decorative niche as the glass paintings in Prince Chetsadabodin (as he was then titled) had...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 April 2009
... like a Losty’s study of naturalism in paintings from the Mus- pastiche. There are abundant reasons for this effect. In lim court of Awadh (Mughal successor state ruled from many north and central Indian paintings, naturalistic present-day Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh) is a case in point, details contrast...