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Introduction to Indian art,

Author: Ananda K Coomaraswamy; Ratan Devi
Publisher: Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2d ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Coomaraswamy's Introduction to Indian Art traverses the historic panorama of Indian art, from its Indo-Sumerian and Vedic-Mound beginnings to the various peaks reached during the Maurya, Sunga, Andhra, Kusana and Gupta periods and beyond the seas to further India and Indonesia. It is a handbook of immense value both to the beginner and scholar alike." "This present reprint, appearing after more than half a century,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947.
Introduction to Indian art.
Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal [1969]
(OCoLC)562818906
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ananda K Coomaraswamy; Ratan Devi
OCLC Number: 119260
Description: 104 pages, [32] pages of illustrations 24 cm
Contents: 1. Indo-Sumerian --
2. Dravidians and Aryans --
3. The Saisunaga-Nanda Period (642-320 B.C.) --
4. Vedic Origins --
5. Pre-Mauryan Sculpture --
6. The Great Enlightenment --
7. Early Buddhist Art --
Maurya, Sunga and Early Andhra --
8. Development of Devotional Theism --
9. Kusana and Later Andhra Period --
10. The Gupta Period --
11. Early Mediaeval Period --
12. Mediaeval Sculpture (A.D. 850-1200) --
13. Southern India (Tenth to Eighteenth Century) --
14. Further India and Indonesia --
15. Mediaeval Buddhist Painting --
16. Jaina Painting --
17. Rajput Painting --
18. Understanding Indian Art.
Responsibility: by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Edited by Mrs. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy.

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"Coomaraswamy's Introduction to Indian Art traverses the historic panorama of Indian art, from its Indo-Sumerian and Vedic-Mound beginnings to the various peaks reached during the Maurya, Sunga, Andhra, Kusana and Gupta periods and beyond the seas to further India and Indonesia. It is a handbook of immense value both to the beginner and scholar alike." "This present reprint, appearing after more than half a century, has been ably edited by Mrs. Coomaraswamy and incorporates new material earmarked for the book by Coomaraswamy himself."--Jacket.

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