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Art, icon and architecture in South Asia essays in honour of Dr. Devangana Desai, 2 vols., ed. by Anila Verghese et al



 

ISBN: 9788173055331

Aryan Books International, New Delhi

Pub. Year: 2015

Pages, ills, maps etc.,
xlviii+590p., (54) col. (274) b&w illus., 22x31cm.

RS. 9500.00 Hardcover

Note: Postage will be charged as actual.
The book divided into five broad groups, in each the essays are arranged in a more or less chronological order. The first comprises four articles relating to Buddhist monuments and icons. The second group is the largest with seventeen essays that explore different aspects of iconography, images and narrative reliefs. The next is a set of nine papers on monuments, ranging from temples, to the transmission of architectural knowledge and even to water structures. The following group includes four papers that relate to painting, three of them touch on south Indian murals and one on miniature painting. The last group comprises three papers of a more general nature, dealing with the portrayal of women in Indian art, rasa, and the leap required to be made from iconography to iconography.
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