Daniel Ehnbom

B.A. (Honors), The University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1972
M.A., The University of Chicago, 1976
Ph.D. (Honors), The University of Chicago, 1984

Associate Professor, South Asian Art

Daniel Ehnbom is the author of Indian Miniatures: The Ehrenfeld Collection (1985), a monograph on 16th century Indian painting (forthcoming), articles on painting and Indian architecture, and contributions to various exhibition catalogues. He was with The Macmillan/Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) in London as a contributor and consultant from 1984 and as South Asia Area Editor for Painting and Sculpture from 1988. His most recent publications are the articles "Painting", "Company Painting", and "Rajasthani Painting" in Frederick M. Asher, ed., Art of India: Prehistory to the Present (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago and New Delhi, 2003) and “A Leaf of the Qissa-i Amir Hamza in The University of Virginia Art Museum and Some Thoughts on Early Mughal Painting,” in Rosemary Crill, Susan Stronge, and Andrew Topsfield, eds., Arts of Mughal India: Studies in Honour of Robert Skelton (Ahmadabad: Mapin, Ltd., in association with The Victoria and Albert Museum and Christie’s, Ltd., [London], 2004).

Mr. Ehnbom teaches undergraduate survey lecture courses on Indian and Islamic art, and upper level undergraduate lecture courses and undergraduate and graduate seminars in specialized topics including 16th century Indian painting; early Indian sculpture and architecture; and architecture, sculpture, and painting of the Gupta Period. He is adjunct curator of South Asian art at the University of Virginia Art Museum, and has been Director of the UVA Center for South Asian Studies since 1997. He has held fellowships from Fulbright, The American Institute of Indian Studies, The American Council of Learned Societies, The Weedon Foundation, the UVA Shannon Center, and the UVA Teaching Technology Initiative project.

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