ISBN 9788189995393,South Indian Painting

South Indian Painting



Mapin Publishing House

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788189995393

ISBN-10 8189995391

Hard Back

Number of Pages 324 Pages
Language (English)

The book catalogues in full, and for the first time, the South Indian paintings from the British Museum Collection. Ranging from the 18th century to the early-20th century, these paintings represent a wide variety of themes and techniques but only a few examples have been published before. This catalogue presents a combination of 250 of the most significant paintings, reproduced in vibrant colours, and an insightful summary of political and artistic developments in the subcontinent between 1500 A.D. and 1900 A.D. It also includes a brief survey of South Indian painting from the medieval period onwards. Table of Contents Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Part I: Hindu mythology Part II: Castes, trades and occupations Part III: Natural history drawings Part IV: Painted narratives Part V: Processional chariot Appendix Glossary Maps Selected bibliography Concordance Indexes Index of geographical names and monuments Index of deities, mythological figures, saints, texts and festivals Index of castes, trades, occupations and ceremonies General index