Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Publications about Indian Art

2013

Diamond, Debra with contributions by Molly Emma Aitken, Joseph S. Alter, Christopher Key Chapple, Robert DeCaroli, Carl W. Ernst, Jessica Farquhar, B. N. Goswamy, Navina Haidar, Amy Landau, James Mallinson, Sita Reddy, Tamara I. Sears, Holly Shaffer, Mark Singleton, Tom Vick, and David Gordon White. Yoga: The Art of Transformation. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2013. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Sackler Gallery of Art, October 19, 2013–January 26, 2014.

2012

Beach, Milo Cleveland. The Imperial Image: Paintings from the Mughal Court. Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2012. First published Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1981, in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Sackler Gallery of Art, September 25, 1981–January 31, 1982.

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2010

Beach, Milo Cleveland. Adventures of Rama: With Illustrations from a Sixteenth-Century Mughal Manuscript. Ahmedabad: Mapin, 2010. First published Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1983.

2008

Diamond, Debra, Catherine Glynn, and Karni Singh Jasol, with contributions by Jason Freitag and Rahul Jain. Garden and Cosmos: The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2008. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Sackler Gallery of Art, October 11, 2008¬–January 4, 2009.

2002

Sellyer, John William and Wheeler M. Thackson. The Adventures of Hamza: Painting and Storytelling in Mughal India. Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; London: Azimuth, 2002. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Sackler Gallery of Art, June 26, 2002–September 29, 2002.

Thackston, Wheeler M., trans., ed. The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor. New York: Modern Library, 2002. First published Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1996.

2000

Dehejia, Vidya, ed., with contributions by Charles Allen, et al. India Through the Lens: Photography 1840–1911. Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Ahmedabad: Mapin, 2000. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Sackler Gallery of Art, December 3, 2000–March 25, 2001.

Moynihan, Elizabeth B., ed. The Moonlight Garden: New Discoveries at the Taj Mahal. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2000.

1999

Dehejia, Vidya, with contributions by Thomas Coburn et al. Devi: The Great Goddess: Female Divinity in South Asian Art. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Ahmedabad: Mapin; Munich: Prestel Verlag, 1999. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Sackler Gallery of Art, March 28–September 6, 1999.

Sellyer, John. Workshop and Patron in Mughal India: The Freer Ramayana and Other Illustrated Manuscripts of ‘Abd al-Rahim. Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution; Zurich: Museum Rietberg; Zurich: Artibus Asiae, 1999.

See folios from the Freer Ramayana here and here.

Thackston, Wheeler M., trans., ed. Jahangirnama: Memoirs of Jahangir, Emperor of India. Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

1998

Bailey, Gauvin Alexander. “Jesuits and the Grand Mogul: Renaissance Art at the Imperial Court of India, 1580–1630.” Freer Gallery of Art Occasional Papers 2 (1998).

Koch, Ebba. “Dara-Shikoh Shooting Nilgais: Hunt and Landscape in Mughal Painting.” Freer Gallery of Art Occasional Papers 1 (1998).

1997

Beach, Milo Cleveland and Ebba Koch. King of the World: The Padshahnama: An Imperial Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; London: Azimuth, 1997. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Sackler Gallery of Art, May 18¬–October 13, 1997.

1988

Lowry, Glenn D. and Susan Nemazee. A Jeweler’s Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Sackler Gallery of Art, November 20, 1988–April 30, 1989.

Lowry, Glenn D., et al. Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988.

1978

Esin Atıl, Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1978. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title, organized and presented at the Freer Gallery of Art, October 1978 April 1979.

1970

Lippe, Aschwin. “The Freer Indian Sculptures.” Oriental Studies, no. 8 (1970).

1934

Brown, Norman. “A Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of Miniature Paintings of the Jaina Kalpasūtra as Executed in the Early Western Indian Style.” Oriental Studies, no. 2 (1934).

1933

Brown, Norman. “The Story of Kālaka: Texts, History, Legends, and Miniature Paintings of the Śvetāmbara Jain Hagiographical Work, the Kālakācāryakathā.”Oriental Studies, no. 1 (1933).