ISBN 9788178354415,Paintings And Lifestyles Of Jammu Region (2 Vols)

Paintings And Lifestyles Of Jammu Region (2 Vols)


Raj Kumar



Kalpaz Publications

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788178354415

ISBN-10 8178354411


Number of Pages 504 Pages
Language (English)


This book opens a door to the wonderful of art and culture.It introduces greatest Pahari painters with the intention to pinpoint as to how they used to live and work, what they conceived, experienced and invented during those social conditions when it was difficult to attain perfection. The study uncovers some of the secrets of that society and of individual, how and when great art is created by the men of genius. It is learned that the world of art and culture is always rich various facets of society at large are also exposed through paintings. Thus, art and culture is the only source where one can always find something appealing to his special interest. About Author : Dr. Raj Kumar born at Nazla Chack, Tehsil Akhnoor, District Jammu. He took his Ph.D. from the University of Jammy in 2003. He is presently working as a senior historian in the Department of Higher Education, Government of Jammu and Kashmir since 13 years. Besides, this work, he has many publications and the prominent among them is History of the Brahmans. Scholars has also various research papers to his credit published in national and state level journals. The author is also an active member of various national and international academic organisations who are working for the cause of exploration discovering new horizons and frontiers of knwoledge. Contents : Foreword Preface List of Illustrations Abbreviations Introduction Painter Theme and Area Dresses Ornaments Hairstyles Colour and Technicque of the Painting Conclusion Glossary Bibliography Index