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MUGHAL SCULPTURE
PROF. R. NATH


Study
 of Stone Sculptures of Birds, Beasts, Mythical Animals, Human Beings and Deities in Mughal Architecture

Pp.238, Halftone Plates 67, Colour 28, Figures 7

This is study of Stone Sculptures of Birds, Beasts, Mythical Animals, Human Beings and Deities in Mughal Architecture. Some masterpieces of Mughal Sculpture were produced during the age from Babur to Jehangir (1522-1627)

Chapters :

1. Introduction : Animation in Muslim Art (637-1436)- Religious
Injunction against Figurative Art, Animation in Muslim Art &
Architecture
2. Babur and the Art of Sculpture (1522-30) – Rock Cut Tigers at
Qandahar, Elephant of Gwalior Fort
3. Din Panah Sculptures of Humayun (1533-34) – Sardulas on the
Talaqi Darwazah, Humayun Darwazah Elephants
4. Elephant Gates of Akbar (1565-85) – Hathi Pol of Agra Fort, Hathi Pol
of Fathepur Sikri
5. Akbar’s Classical Sculpture (1565 -85) – Sculptures of Agra Fort,
Sculptures of Fatehpur Sikri
6. Jehangir’s Love of Full Round Sculptures (1605-27) – Kafur’s Stone
Horse, Antelope at Sheikhupura, Rock cut elephant at Basawal,
Hathibhata Ajmer, Elephants Brackets of Lahore Fort
7. Conclusion – The Aftermath, Classification of Mughal Sculpture -
Sculptures of Hindu Deities, Human beings, Mythical and Composite
figures, Birds and beasts, Mughal Sculptures in retrospect

 

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