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The White Mughals of Delhi - Members' Opening Lecture

Attributed to Ghulam Murtaza Khan (active 1809–30). Akbar II in darbar with the British Resident Charles Metcalfe Delhi. ca. 1811–15. Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper H. 24 5⁄16 × W. 18 9⁄16 in. (61.7 × 47.1 cm)

Writer and historian William Dalrymple (The Last Mughal, Nine Lives), co-curator with Yuthika Sharma for the Asia Society Museum exhibition Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, explores the artistic and political complexities of art created for the Indian court and European patrons in Delhi between 1707 and 1857.

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Thu 23 Feb 2012
6:00pm - 7:00pm

725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), New York, NY

Free for members only. Limited seating. Tickets available on a first come first-served basis.