India's Fabled City: The Art of Courtly Lucknow, LACMA, 2010, Near Fine w/DJ

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Markel, Stephen, Tushara Bindu Gude, et al. India's Fabled City: The Art of Courtly Lucknow (Los Angeles, CA; Munich, Germany: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; DelMonico Books, 2010).
English, a Near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket, HC, 4to, 12 1/4" x 9 3/4," 271 pp., including illustrations, Glossary, and Index.
ISBN: 9783791350752

Red cloth-covered boards in a multicolored pictorial paper dust jacket. Off-white lettering on green spine. Covers have a bump at tail of spine and slight wear to extremities, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has a bump at tail of spine and slight wear to extremities, else pristine and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. 250 illustrations in total. Most, if not all, of the illustrations are in color. Exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of a show that was held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from December 12, 2010-February 27, 2011 and Musee National des Arts Asiatiques in Guimet, Paris from April 6-July 11, 2011. This beautiful monograph is about the arts and culture of the Indian city, Lucknow, during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The book's numerous illustrations show a variety of artworks from Lucknow including "oil paintings, album paintings, illustrated historical and religious manuscripts, textiles and garments, photographs, and decorative art objects such as ornate metalwork, glassware, and jewelry." Authored by LACMA art curators Stephen Markel and Tushara Bindu Gude with contributions by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Catherine Asher, Rosemary Crill, Sophie Gordon, Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, Peter Manuel, Carla Petievich, and Malini Roy. Co-published by LACMA and DelMonico Books, an imprint of Prestel.