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Smith, Vincent Arthur

Art of India

Art of India

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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, this work offers an in-depth look at the masterpieces of India, showcasing this fascinating country and her artists and covering a wide range of styles and techniques.

Keywords: Indien, Indische Kunst, Maurza-Reich, Frühzeit, Kuschana, Gupta Periode, Mittelalterlich, Nordindien, India, Indian Art, Mauryan Period, Medieval, Gupta Period, Sculpture, Painting, Decorative Art, Inde, Art indien, Période Maurya, Première période, Période Kushan, Période Gupta, Médiéval, India, Arte indio, Imperio Maurya, Medieval, Imperio Gupta, Escultura, Pintura, Indien, Indische Kunst, Maurza-Reich, Frühzeit, Kuschana, Gupta Periode, Mittelalterlich, Nordindien

Author(s)
Publisher
Parkstone International
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Temporis
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781783107834
Printed ISBN
9781844848065

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