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Rajasthani miniatures : the magic of strokes and colours
Rajasthani miniatures : the magic of strokes and colours
Daljeet (Daljeet Kaur), author.
Physical Description:
392 pages color illustrations ; 30 cm
A comprehensive book on the miniature paintings of Rajasthan, it highlights the distinctiveness of the painting style - This volume contains an exquisite collection of paintings, painstakingly sourced from museums and private collectors - The study covers the various regions and rulers of Rajasthan, their influence on this style and the significant themes of the miniature paintings A large bulk of Indian miniature paintings comes from Rajasthan. These miniatures are endowed with warm colors, primitive vigor, directness of expression and all that corresponds to the unique land of Rajasthan. They encompass its fun and festivities, the charming women and heroic men who fought with valour, loved with great zeal and warmth, celebrated each moment of life and died like great heroes. The major schools of miniatures of Rajasthan are Mewar, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Nagaur, Jaipur, Alwar, Bundi, Kotah, Kishangarh and Nathdwara. The Rajasthani painter saw hardly any contradiction in combining romance with religion, or the mundane with the transcendental.
Bibliographical References:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-382) and index.
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