Exhibition presents paintings of Indian birds commissioned by East India Company

As per the exhibition release, it is owing to the “pioneering efforts” of General Claude Martin, Lady Impey and Dr William Roxburgh and their artists who inspired others, giving rise to a larger body of Company Painting dedicated to natural history. The exhibition aims to celebrate the rare amalgamation of artistic practices from India and Europe and aims to contribute to the ornithological studies making this a pioneering exhibition in the evolving study of Indian art history undertaken by DAG, it reads; Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)(Source: PR Handout)

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rt exhibition, DAG exhibition, birds of India company paintings exhibitions

rt exhibition, DAG exhibition, birds of India company paintings exhibitions

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