11 March - 20 June 2010. The changing role of portraiture in Indian history over three centuries is examined in this landmark exhibition. It begins with portraits of courtiers and holy men, commissioned by the emperors of the Mughal Court, and finishes with European-influenced paintings completed by Indian artists under British rule. Comprising 60 works from international collections, this exhibition tells the tale of India's rich and varied artistic tradition of portraiture.
Daily: 10.00-18.00. Thurs&Fri: 10.00-21.00
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The Indian Portrait 1560-1860
The National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE. Tel. 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk