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Author Smith, Vincent Arthur.

Title Art of India [electronic resource].

Imprint New York : Parkstone International, 2012.


Description 1 online resource (256 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Temporis
Temporis collection.
Contents India and its Art; The Mauryan Period; The Early Period; Architecture; Sculpture; The Kushan, Later Satavahna, and Ikshvaku Periods; Mathura; Amaravati; The Gupta Period; The Medieval Period in the North of India; Architecture: Cave-Temples and Temples; Sculpture: Medieval and Modern Objects; Painting: The Early Schools (Ajanta Caves); The Medieval Period in the South of India; Architecture; Sculpture and Bronzes; Foreign Influences: The Early and Medieval Periods; The Islamic Period; The Indo-Islamic Styles of Architecture; The Indo-Islamic Decorative and Minor Arts.
Coins, Gems, and SealsCalligraphy and Decorative Reliefs; Lattices; Inlay and Mosaic; Tiles; The Indo-Islamic Styles of Painting; Gujarati Painting; Mughal Painting; Rajput Painting; Indian Paintings of the Twentieth Century; Probably this last quoted judgement is not far wrong.; Timeline; Glossary; Bibliography; List of Illustrations.
Summary India, with its extensive and colourful history, has produced an artistic tradition in many forms: architecture, painting, sculpture, calligraphy, mosaics, and artisan products all display the country's cultural, religious and philosophical richness. From Hinduism, with its pantheon of imagery of gods, goddesses, animals and many other figures, to Islam, with its astounding architecture and intricate calligraphy, the many facets of India have given rise to a fascinating and beautiful collection of artworks. Featuring incredible images and a text written by a renowned scholar on the subject, thi.
Note Print version record.
Subject Art, Indic.
Art, Sinhalese.
ART -- Asian.
Art, Indic. (OCoLC)fst00816391
Art, Sinhalese. (OCoLC)fst00816878
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Smith, Vincent Arthur. Art of India. New York : Parkstone International, ©2012 9781844848065
ISBN 9781780428802 (electronic bk.)
1780428804 (electronic bk.)
1283956888 (ebk)
9781283956888 (ebk)
9781844848065 (hbk.)
184484806X (hbk.)

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