The Arts of India: From Prehistoric to Modern Times

This revised and enlarged version of The Arts of India has over one hundred fifty outstanding gravure and full-color illustrations. those contain a number of vital items and monuments no longer frequently noticeable more often than not surveys to complement the various crucial paintings milestones that this ebook beneficial properties. it's also detailed in starting its visible survey with relics of India's stone age and in concluding the ebook with works from the nation's nice people culture and chosen work by way of sleek artists.

Here is a ebook with captions and a textual content which are hugely readable blends of scholarly info and casual remark by way of an Indian artwork specialist. This provides the reader particular insights into the techniques that lie in the back of paintings so varied from that of the West.

Author Mookerjee has judiciously chosen images which current the colossal landscape of Indian paintings from its earliest beginnings. Examples of Indian people arts and a few works through 20th-century Indian artists around out this wealthy ancient survey of over 5,000 years of constant 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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Mughal gardens at Lahore and Srinagar. Mughal work seventeenth to nineteenth century A. D. Rajput and Pahari work. Colonial and sleek sessions 18th-20th c. A. D. : Archaeological Survey of India. folks arts and crafts and primitive survivals. Benghal college, Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy.

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