Paintings and Lifestyles of Jammu Region: From 17th to 19th Century A.D.

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Kalpaz Publications, 2006 - Decorative arts - 573 pages
This book opens a door to the wonderful art and culture Jammu Region. It introduces great Pahari painters with an intention to pinpoint as to how they used to live and work, what they conceived, experienced and invented during those social conditions when it was difficult to attain perfection. The study uncovers some of the secrets of that society and of individual, how and when great art is created by the men of genius. This book has tried to depict peripherial areas of art, i.e., paintings, dresses, ornaments, hairstyles, art of living in society, music and dance etc, with the hope that no absolute rules and regulation can be framed for good or bad in the history of art and culture.

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