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Daniel Ehnbom

Associate Professor
South Asian Art
PhD University of Chicago, 1984
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Daniel Ehnbom is the author of Indian Miniatures: The Ehrenfeld Collection (1985), 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 recent publications include Realms of Earth and Sky: Indian Painting from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Century (Charlottesville: The Fralin Art Museum at the University of Virginia, 2014) with contributions by Krista Gulbransen, and the essay "Masters of the Dispersed Bhagavata Purana", in Milo C. Beach; Eberhard Fischer, B.N. Goswamy, eds, Masters of Indian Painting: 1100-1900 (Zürich: Artibus Asiae Publishers, Supplementum 48, I/II, 2011), volume 1, pp. 77-88.

Mr. Ehnbom teaches undergraduate survey lecture courses on Indian and Buddhist 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 Director of the UVA Center for South Asian Studies. 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.