Art of Terracotta: Cult and Cultural Synthesis in India

By: Arputha Rani Sengupta

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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.

Title: Art of Terracotta: Cult and Cultural Synthesis in India

Author Name: Arputha Rani Sengupta

Categories: India, Culture,

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2005

ISBN 13: 9788173200521

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 23 x 29 Cm

Seller ID: 101558

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