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The Nautch Post
Ongoing posts on Indian dance, particularly in the 19th/early 20th century. This painting is Edwin Lord Weeks’ Nautch Girls emerging from the Taj Mahal. Weeks’ paintings of India have a number of quotidian details and I particularly like this one.
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