The New York Times Recommends MURAQQA' as a CHOICE SHOW AROUND THE COUNTRY
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The Choice Shows All Around the Country
WASHINGTON: “Muraqqa: Imperial Mughal Albums From the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin.” Miniature paintings and calligraphy from imperial albums commissioned by the Mughal emperors Jahangir (1605-27) and Shah Jahan (1627-58) capture life among 17th-century Indian royalty. It is a window onto a distant, heavenly world. May 3 to Aug. 3. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW; (202) 633-4880.