History of Indian and Indonesian Art 1927

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Kessinger Publishing, 2003 - Art - 436 pages
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1927. This volume discusses the history of Indian and Indonesian art, written by the Keeper of Indian and Muhammadan art in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. It is divided into six parts on the following: pre- Maurya; Maurya, Sunga, early Andbra and Scytho-Parthian (Ksatrapa); Kusana, later Andbra and Gupta; early medieval, medieval, Rajput painting and later arts and crafts; Kasmir, Nepal, Tibet, Chinese Turkistan and the Far East; farther India, Indonesia and Ceylon. With 400 illustrations on 128 plates and 9 maps.

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It is one of the best book to understand the history of Indian art. Among the legend of the oriental philosophers, Dr.Ananda K Coomaraswamy's works are always inspire the scholars and students. He had narrated the history of art, in a unique manner.
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One of the great art historians of the twentieth century, Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy was born in Ceylon, received a classical education in England, and worked for many years as curator of Asiatic Art at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

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