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THE ENDURING IMAGE: TREASURES FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM. Ed. by T. Richard Blurton. National Museum, New Delhi, 1997. Organized (in association with British Museum, London) and published by British Council, London. 240 pp. with 239 ills. (234 col.). 31 x 25 cm. ISBN 0863573729 In English.
Accompanying a major exhibition of art works and artifacts from the British Museum's protean holdings organized to mark the 50th anniversary of Indian independence, this catalogue presents three introductory essays along with excellent reproductions and individual discussions of some 330 objects selected to illustrate the central role of the human figure in the artistic imagery of widely divergent cultures, including jewelry and figurines of Bronze Age Europe; ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman sculptures, ceramics and coins; Italian Renaissance portrait medals and maiolica; and Middle Eastern, Asian and Pre-Columbian antiquities.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), International (Western Style), Non-Western in Several Regions (Traditional) — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 026405
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