andrewtopsfieldDr Andrew S. Topsfield

Senior Assistant Keeper, Department of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum

Faculty / College Address:
Ashmolean Museum


Research Interests:
Indian painting of the Mughal period
History of Indian board games
Current Projects:
Handbook of Indian, Himalayan and South-east Asian art in the Ashmolean Museum

Recent Publications:
Ed., Court painting in Rajasthan, Bombay, 2000.
Court painting at Udaipur: Art under the patronage of the Maharanas of Mewar, Artibus Asiae Supplementum XLIV, Zurich, 2002.
Ed., with R. Crill and S. Stronge, Arts of Mughal India: Studies in honour of Robert Skelton, Ahmedabad and London, 2004.
Ed., In the realm of gods and kings: Arts of India, London, 2004.
Ed., The art of play: Board and card games of India, Bombay, 2006.
Paintings from Mughal India in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (in preparation).
'Snakes and Ladders in India: Some further discoveries', Artibus Asiae, forthcoming (LXVI, 1), 2006
'Tod's collection of Rajasthani paintings', in G. Tillotson ed., Tod's Rajasthan, Bombay, forthcoming 2007.