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By Ajit Mookerjee

This revised and enlarged version of The Arts of India has over one hundred fifty awesome gravure and full-color illustrations. those contain a variety of vital items and monuments no longer often noticeable often surveys to complement the numerous crucial artwork milestones that this publication beneficial properties. it's also distinctive 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 people culture and chosen work by way of glossy artists.

Here is a ebook with captions and a textual content which are hugely readable blends of scholarly details and casual remark by way of an Indian artwork professional. This provides the reader targeted insights into the suggestions that lie in the back of artwork so diversified from that of the West.

Author Mookerjee has judiciously chosen pictures which current the substantial landscape of Indian paintings from its earliest beginnings. Examples of Indian folks arts and a few works by way of 20th-century Indian artists around out this wealthy old survey of over 5,000 years of constant creativity—a selection 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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