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Museums of Rajasthan

by Chandramani Singh | 05 May 2011
PAPERBACK
Category: Art & Design
Synopsis
Museums of Rajasthan details the origin, history and the importance of seventeen government museums of the state. The museums covered include those of Ahar, Ajmer, Alwar, Amber, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Jaisalmer, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Kota, Mount Abu, Pali, Sikar, Udaipur and Virat Nagar. The book provides a different section on each museum, cataloguing significant archaeological findings, sculptures, paintings, arms and weapons, musical instruments, textiles and carpets, crafts and decorative arts, jewellery, terracotta, wood, stone, leather and metal work, ceramics and pottery. This selection of the archival collections explores the rich artistic tradition of Rajasthan, describes their significance and how they figure into the overall developmental pattern of Indian art. Museums of Rajasthan surveys the character of Rajasthani art and the influences arising from its religious and cultural milieu. The major themes of the collections as well as the style, history, and iconography of individual pieces are succinctly explained. The book combines concise overviews with captivating detail and includes an appendix that provides information about the museum sites, full addresses of all the museums and brief details of opening hours. It is also an engaging visual record and presents superb artworks in stunning, well chosen colour photographs. It will be of immense interest to scholars, and will prove to be an invaluable reference tool and guide for visitors to Rajasthan.
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Synopsis
Museums of Rajasthan details the origin, history and the importance of seventeen government museums of the state. The museums covered include those of Ahar, Ajmer, Alwar, Amber, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Jaisalmer, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Kota, Mount Abu, Pali, Sikar, Udaipur and Virat Nagar. The book provides a different section on each museum, cataloguing significant archaeological findings, sculptures, paintings, arms and weapons, musical instruments, textiles and carpets, crafts and decorative arts, jewellery, terracotta, wood, stone, leather and metal work, ceramics and pottery. This selection of the archival collections explores the rich artistic tradition of Rajasthan, describes their significance and how they figure into the overall developmental pattern of Indian art. Museums of Rajasthan surveys the character of Rajasthani art and the influences arising from its religious and cultural milieu. The major themes of the collections as well as the style, history, and iconography of individual pieces are succinctly explained. The book combines concise overviews with captivating detail and includes an appendix that provides information about the museum sites, full addresses of all the museums and brief details of opening hours. It is also an engaging visual record and presents superb artworks in stunning, well chosen colour photographs. It will be of immense interest to scholars, and will prove to be an invaluable reference tool and guide for visitors to Rajasthan.
€21.00
63 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781890206987
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 05/05/2011
Categories - All, Books, Art and Photography, Art, Art & Design
No. of Pages - 208
Weight - 588
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 0
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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