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Indian, 20th century, female.

Born 1944, in India.

Painter. Figure compositions.

Suruchi Chand aims at interpreting episodes from Hindu mythology in a contemporary context. Gods and mythical figures rub shoulders with humans in compositions inspired by traditional miniatures. Chand is particularly interested in the status of women, their place within feminine mythology and their representations in Indian art. She has participated in a number of exhibitions including: Nouvelle Biennale de Paris (...

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Hindu School, 17th century, male.

Painter.

Mirza Ghulam belongs to the transitional period between the schools of artists around Akbar the Great (1556-1605) and Jahangir.

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Hindu School, male.

Painter.

This artist belonged to the school of artists around Shah Jahan (1628-1658) the 5th Mughal emperor of India and the builder of the Taj Mahal, and painted mainly portraits.

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Hindu School, male.

Painter.

Muhannad Sharif painted mainly religious subjects and later also combat scenes. Works by him include Bull Fighting with a Tiger.

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Mukhlis  

Hindu School, 16th century, male.

Painter.

Mukhlis belonged to the school of artists around for Akbar the Great (1556-1605) and illuminated parts of the Razmnama, Baburnama, Akbarnama and Darabnama manuscripts.

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Ram  

Hindu School, 16th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 16th century.

Painter, illuminator.

Ram collaborated on the Razmnama and the Timurnama manuscripts.

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Hindu School, 18th century, male.

Painter, illuminator.

Berlin (Mus. für Volkerkunde): Polo Game at a Princely Court (miniature)

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Ramdas  

Hindu School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Painter, illuminator.

Ramdas was executed illuminations in several manuscripts now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

London (Victoria and Albert Mus.)

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Hindu School, 17th century, female.

Active between 1605 and 1627.

Painter.

London (Victoria and Albert Mus.): King Shah Tamasp (miniature)

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Hindu School, 17th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 17th century.

Painter.

Salim Quli painted two miniatures in the Lights of Canopus ( Anvari i Suhaili) manuscript, now in the British Museum, London.

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Sanwlah  

Hindu School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active between 1556 and 1605.

Painter, illuminator.

Sanwlah collaborated on all the great works produced during the reign of Akbar the Great (1556-1605).

London (British Mus.): miniatures

London (Victoria and Albert Mus.): miniatures

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Hindu School, 20th century, male.

Born in India.

Painter.

Sen was a painter in the classical Hindu tradition. In 1946, work by him was shown at the international exhibition organized by UNESCO at the Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris.