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WALL PAINTINGS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GUJARAT: A PICTORIAL JOURNEY. Pradip Zaveri. Niyogi Books, New Delhi, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 284 pp. 21 x 27 cm. ISBN 9789383098606 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: The book is a pictorial record of an art form that is now almost completely extinct. The range of these painting is truly awe-inspiring. They not only portray various mythological situations and instances from local folk talesbut even daily chores and sometimes just images from nature. This range, which makes it a truly representative art form, betrays its popularity and relevance in its time. Culled from temples, mansions, havelis and houses, these paintings are artifacts of great socio-historical importance. They are an integral part of the nation's artistic and cultural heritage. These are vibrant depictions of the culture of the land and the times in all its manifestations. The author's extensive travels through the small towns, villages and cities of north and central Gujarat have helped him build a collection as comprehensive as it is varied and particular
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 168001
Hardcover $60.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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