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Indian Painting: The Great Mural Tradition

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Indian Painting: The Great Mural Tradition by Mira Seth
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Wall painting, including murals, cave paintings, and fresco, is an ancient Indian art. India contains some of the earliest examples of wall painting, dating back to the second century BC, and depicting Hindu and Buddhist themes. One can also find secular themes depicting the daily life of aristocracy. All of these works were created with tremendous skill and each painting has a fascination all their own. The author Mira Seth who has visited and studied each painting mentioned, painstakingly records both the detail of the work, and the history and context of the circumstances under which they were made. This book is the first complete survey of classical wall painting throughout India. Lavishly illustrated and written by the foremost scholar on the subject, "Indian Painting: The Great Mural Tradition" is the only book of its kind.

Author Biography

Mira Seth is a distinguished art historian who has an academic background in the disciplines of history, economics, and art history. She brings this interdisciplinary approach to the study of art and believes that Indian art should be studied in the context of aesthetics and techniques and that it is a product of its geographical, historical, social, and economic background. She has spent more than four decades on the study of Indian murals and frescoes. She lives in India.
Release date NZ
May 26th, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
cl350/bw20/tt370 illustrations, cl/bw/tt photographs
Imprint
Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Pages
464
Dimensions
241x292x43
ISBN-13
9780810955363
Product ID
1823472

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