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Pahari Paintings: The Horst Metzger Collection in the Museum Rietberg

By: B.N. Goswamy & Eberhard Fischer (Authors)

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112631

ISBN: 9789385285721

Condition: New


Horst Metzger was a dedicated German scientist and avid collector with a deep and abiding passion for Indian art. Pahari paintings, with their delicate colours and intricate detailing, were his particular favourites. When Dr Metzger passed away, he left his collection of close to 250 paintings, as a bequest, to the Museum Rietberg in Zurich. It was his conviction that his paintings would find their ideal home in its welcoming environs.Pahari paintings features 60 chosen works from Horst Metzger's collection at the Museum Rietberg, which depict the allure of these Rajput paintings from the hill... View more info