The Jesuits and the Grand Mogul: Renaissance Art at the Imperial Court of India (1580-1630)

September 27, 1998 – April 4, 1999

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

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

22 paintings, books, and objects show the blending of Eastern and Western artistic styles resulting from the presence of early Catholic missions in Asia, after Vasco's da Gama's 1498 discovery of the sea route to the Indian Ocean.