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Masterworks from Budapest. From the Renaissance to the Avant-Garde

From 18 February to 28 May 2017




Autor:
Lucas Cranach, the Elder
Título:
Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist, ca. 1526-1530
Oil on panel. 88.4 x 58.3 cm
Budapest, Museum of Fine Arts

Thyssen Channel

  • Introductory video of Into India exhibition

  • with Sonya Rhie Quintanilla
  • 28 March 2012

The curator of Asian Art, San Diego Museum of Art who has curated the exhibition explains the key concepts of Into India and talks about a selection of works. The exhibition offers visitors a unique opportunity to appreciate the entire evolution of Indian painting from the 12th to the mid-19th centuries through 106 paintings, prints and manuscripts. The works on display are drawn from nearly two thousand paintings, largely assembled by Edwin Binney 3rd and bequeathed to The San Diego Museum of Art upon his death in 1986.

The exhibition is organised into four thematic sections that also follow a chronological order, starting in the 12th century with some early examples of manuscript tradition in the autochthonous style, and concluding in the 19th century with the transferral of Mughal imperial power to the Raj, the British system of colonial rule.

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