[publisher: Thames and Hudson, Los Angeles] Exhibition catalog; explores the art in and behind the Taj Mahal as well as arts created during the reign of Shah Jahan, the emperor who comissioned the famed palace. Color pictorial wraps, 256pp, 262 illustrations including 90 in color Illustrated by 96 Color Plates 166 Black and White; L.A. County exhibition catalog. 23 pp. chapter on fabrics, carpets and costumes (13 CP 7b/w).; 3; 256 pp. Thick catalogue published to accompany an exhibit that opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1989 and traveled to Toledo, Ohio, and New York"s Asia Society. Besides serving as a catalogue for an exhibition, the focus of this book is to provide an overview of, the various aesthetic achievements of the age in which the Taj Mahal was built. It is also the first book to offer a critical analysis of the art and architecture of the Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan's reign. Wonderful reference and beautifully illustrated. LA Co.Museum/Thames & Hudson 0500235562 US Beautiful presentation of the romance of the Taj Mahal with copious colored & b/w captioned photographs & illustrations. Treats the principal individuals & the fine art, jewels, jades, fabrics, carpets, costumes, objects d'art, etc.
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Book Description Thames & Hudson, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0500235562
Book Description Thames & Hudson, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0500235562
Book Description Thames & Hudson, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110500235562
Book Description Thames & Hudson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0500235562 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1121849