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Author Name    Arputha Rani Sengupta

Title   Art of Terracotta: Cult and Cultural Synthesis in India

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Size   23 x 29 Cm

Publisher   Delhi, India Agam Kala Prakashan 2005

Seller ID   101558

The book focuses on cult and cultural synthesis in India. The terracotta images are of profound nature and have significant role in fertility and funerary rituals. The terracotta temples of Bishnupur have also been dealt with. The main focus in on votive terracotta, which includes portable icons and sculptured veneer on architectural monuments of Bengal in the late medieval period. The images are vaishnavite and saivite krishna, Buddha as avatara or vishnu, Ramayana and Mahabharata scenes, etc. have been depicted. Printed Pages: 292.

Art of Terracotta: Cult and Cultural Synthesis in India Arputha Rani Sengupta

Price = 49.00 USD


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