Changing Taste: Indian Paintings of the 18th to the 20th Century

December 17, 2000 – July 15, 2001

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

On view is a selection of recently acquired works on paper and cloth created during a phase that overlapped with the golden age of photography, including aquatints by British artists in India, Company School watercolors produced by "native" artists for British patrons, court paintings from kingdoms in Rajasthan, folk pictures related to story-telling traditions, south Indian temple hangings, and a modern oil on canvas.