Goa and the Great Mughal exhibition gallery, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, main building, 8th June 2004--5th September 2004 : guide

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Published by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon .

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Statement[general co-ordination, João Castel-Branco Pereira, Nuno Vassallo e Silva].
ContributionsFundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
LC ClassificationsDS498.3 .G63 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23613119M
ISBN 109728848072
ISBN 109789728848071
LC Control Number2008370198

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published on the occasion of the exhibition Goa and the Great Moghul at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Exhibitions Gallery, Lisbon, 8 June to 5 September "--Title page verso. Goa and the great Mughal. Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation ; London: In Association with Scala Publishers, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Manuel Flores; Nuno Vassallo e Silva; Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.; Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

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The Great Mughal purchased all the spinel rubies from all over the world, as these gems brought high profits when sent on for sale in India.

The consumption and aesthetic demands of the Mughal Empire required a constant flow of goods, jewels, and countless rarities that only a port such as Goa could properly supply (Vassallo e Silva and Flores.

The book provides Portuguese letters written by the viceroy in Goa to the King in Portugal telling him of the favour Juliana holds in the Mughal courts. Juliana, states the book, moved wherever. Goa and the Great Mughal The ten essays written for this book by an international team of experts explore different facets of this relationship (commercial, political, diplomatic, religious, cultural and artistic) and are illustrated by a wealth of spectacular Mughal miniatures, European paintings and other contemporary objects, both those.

While relations between the Mughal world and other European powers have been studied many times, the mutual influence on art, taste and style between the Portuguese and Mughal empires has not. For the Portuguese, based in their capital of Goa sincetheir survival on the Indian sub-continent depended on the success of this relationship.

The history of Goa dates back to prehistoric times, though the present-day state of Goa was only established as recently as In spite of being India's smallest state by area, Goa's history is both long and shares a lot of similarities with Indian history, especially with regard to colonial influences and a multi-cultural aesthetic.

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