Business Standard
July 1, 2014

The Business Standard, New Delhi

The Ramayana published by Editions Diane de Selliers – perhaps the most ambitious illustrated project on the epic – undertaken after Emperor Akbar commissioned the first translation in 1588 with 166 miniatures, and Rana Janat Singh of Mewar followed it up with the first of similarly illustrated manuscripts.
The Business Standard, New Delhi
Kishore Singh
October 22, 2011
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