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Experience the Royal Treasures of Jodhpur, India, Never Before Seen Beyond Palace Walls

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Pavilion (Baradari), 19th century. Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Now through August 19, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is host to a trove of royal treasures from the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur, a princely state in northwest India. The unprecedented new exhibition, Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India showcases the artistic legacy of the Jodhpur court across nearly four centuries.

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Never-Before-Seen Royal Treasures of Jodhpur, India to Debut in the U.S. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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Maharao Umed Singh of Kota on a Hunt, 1780

In March, a groundbreaking exhibition is making its way to the United States for the first time. Centuries of royal treasures from Jodhpur, India — masterpieces and relics never before seen outside of palace walls — will showcase nearly four centuries of art from the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur, one of India’s largest princely states. The exhibition’s first stop? The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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