The Arts of India: From Prehistoric to Modern Times


This revised and enlarged version of The Arts of India has over a hundred and fifty remarkable gravure and full-color illustrations. those comprise numerous very important items and monuments now not often visible commonly surveys to complement the various crucial artwork milestones that this ebook good points. it's also targeted in starting its visible survey with relics of India's stone age and in concluding the e-book with works from the nation's nice folks culture and chosen work by way of sleek artists.

Here is a e-book with captions and a textual content which are hugely readable blends of scholarly info and casual remark by means of an Indian paintings specialist. This provides the reader precise insights into the strategies that lie in the back of paintings so varied from that of the West.

Author Mookerjee has judiciously chosen photos which current the sizeable landscape of Indian artwork from its earliest beginnings. Examples of Indian folks arts and a few works via 20th-century Indian artists around out this wealthy old survey of over 5,000 years of continuing creativity—a choice of work, reliefs, statues, and architectural monuments from this sprawling sub-continent now divided into the lands of India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Afghanistan.

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