William Dalrymple is guest curator of the exhibition Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company at the Wallace Collection. Dalrymple is one of Britain's great historians and the bestselling author of the Wolfson Prize-winning White Mughals, The Last Mughal, which won the Duff Cooper Prize, and the Hemingway and Kapuscinski Prize-winning Return of a King. In 2013 he co-curated the exhibition, Princes and Painters in Late Mughal Delhi 1739-1857, with Yuthika Sharma at the Asia Society in New York. In 2018, he was presented with the President's Medal by The British Academy for his outstanding literary achievement and for co-founding the Jaipur Literature Festival. William lives with his wife and three children on a farm outside Delhi.
The book accompanying the exhibition is far more than just a catalogue....this [is] the best and most handsome book on the subject currently available. * Literary Review *