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Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin at the National Museum Cardiff

 

Sultan Muhammad Adil Shah and Ikhlas Khan riding an elephant Bijapur, c.1645 Gouache with gold on paper 28 x 32 cm. LI118.54 © The Collection of Howard Hodgkin
Sultan Muhammad Adil Shah and Ikhlas Khan riding an elephant Bijapur, c.1645
Gouache with gold on paper 28 x 32 cm. LI118.54 © The Collection of Howard Hodgkin

On tour from the Ashmolean Museum, this exhibition, selected from Howard Hodgkin’s private collection, includes outstanding, diverse and beautiful paintings from throughout the Mughal period (c1550-1850): illustrations of epics and myths, royal portraits, scenes of court life and a spectacular group of elephant portraits.

It’s at the National Museum Cardiff from July 27 to November 3