Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Art and Architecture > Chitralakshana Story of Indian Paintings
Displaying 285 of 1645         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Chitralakshana Story of Indian Paintings
Chitralakshana Story of Indian Paintings
Description

From The Book

Chitralakshana

Is the title I have given to the story of Indian painting which I have written for you. It is a story and not a history. For, when our forefathers painted pictures they never put down dates. So I have only talked of eras-'prehistoric', 'Gupta', 'Medieval', etc. all dates of paintings and sculptures are guess-work. And your guess is as good as mine. Words of praise too are not very necessary for paintings. The men who filled large spaces, with colours, lines and figures, did so from love of painting heroes and heroines, animals, birds and flowers. I offer this album, then, for the pleasure of all your big-eyed young, who have the sense of wonder in your eyes

  Pages
Primitive Rock Paintings 5
Painting in the Indus Valley Civilization (approximately 1500 B.C.) 8
Poetical Images of the Gods in the Vedic Age 10
Origins of Painting in Ancient Myths, Stories and Fables 11
Paintings in the Gupta Age 13
Ajanta (approximately first century B.C. to sixth century A.D.) 17
Later Wall Paintings 29
Medieval Buddhist Painting 37
Jain Miniature Paintings from Western India (approximately thirteenth to sixteenth centuries) 39
Painting Under the Sultanate(approximately A.D. 1400-1600) 44
Mughal Painting (approximately sixteenth to eighteenth centuries) 61
Rajasthani Painting (approximately fifteenth to nineteenth centuries) 87
Pahari Painting (approximately seventeenth to eighteenth centuries) 100
Oudh Painting 111
Painting under the Sikhs 112

Sample Pages









Chitralakshana Story of Indian Paintings

Item Code:
IDH101
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2005
ISBN:
9788123741499
Language:
English
Size:
9.2" X 7"
Pages:
119(Color Illus: 21, B & W Illus: 47, B & W Figures)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 360 gms
Price:
$18.00
Discounted:
$13.50   Shipping Free
You Save:
$4.50 (25%)
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Chitralakshana Story of Indian Paintings

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 8597 times since 2nd Feb, 2017

From The Book

Chitralakshana

Is the title I have given to the story of Indian painting which I have written for you. It is a story and not a history. For, when our forefathers painted pictures they never put down dates. So I have only talked of eras-'prehistoric', 'Gupta', 'Medieval', etc. all dates of paintings and sculptures are guess-work. And your guess is as good as mine. Words of praise too are not very necessary for paintings. The men who filled large spaces, with colours, lines and figures, did so from love of painting heroes and heroines, animals, birds and flowers. I offer this album, then, for the pleasure of all your big-eyed young, who have the sense of wonder in your eyes

  Pages
Primitive Rock Paintings 5
Painting in the Indus Valley Civilization (approximately 1500 B.C.) 8
Poetical Images of the Gods in the Vedic Age 10
Origins of Painting in Ancient Myths, Stories and Fables 11
Paintings in the Gupta Age 13
Ajanta (approximately first century B.C. to sixth century A.D.) 17
Later Wall Paintings 29
Medieval Buddhist Painting 37
Jain Miniature Paintings from Western India (approximately thirteenth to sixteenth centuries) 39
Painting Under the Sultanate(approximately A.D. 1400-1600) 44
Mughal Painting (approximately sixteenth to eighteenth centuries) 61
Rajasthani Painting (approximately fifteenth to nineteenth centuries) 87
Pahari Painting (approximately seventeenth to eighteenth centuries) 100
Oudh Painting 111
Painting under the Sikhs 112

Sample Pages









Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

South Indian Paintings
Item Code: IDG835
$40.00$30.00
You save: $10.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A History of Indian Painting: Pahari Traditions
by Krishna Chaitanya
Hardcover (Edition: 1984)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: IDE598
$39.50$29.62
You save: $9.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kalighat Pata Painting (In the Collection of Indian Museum)
Item Code: NAG177
$25.00$18.75
You save: $6.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian Paintings (In The Sarabhai Foundation)
by B.N. Goswamy
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAL151
$55.00$41.25
You save: $13.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Song of The Rainbow (A Work on Depiction of Music Through The Medium of Paintings in The Indian Tradition)
by Dr. Richa Jain
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Kanishka Publishers
Item Code: NAL555
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian Folk and Tribal Paintings
by Charu Smita Gupta
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Roli Books
Item Code: IDC390
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian Painting – The Lesser-Known Traditions
by Anna L. Dallapiccola
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAC685
$75.00$56.25
You save: $18.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A History of Indian Painting: The Modern Period
by Krishna Chaitanya
Hardcover (Edition: 1994)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: IDE416
$95.00$71.25
You save: $23.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dance in Indian Painting (A Rare Book)
by Kapila Vatsyayan
Hardcover (Edition: 1982)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: NAF229
$125.00$93.75
You save: $31.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Nala and Damayanti (A Great Series of Paintings of An Old Indian Romance)
by B.N. Goswamy
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAK661
$105.00$78.75
You save: $26.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Abstraction in Indian Painting  (Post Independence Era)
by Badar Jahan
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Kaveri Books
Item Code: IDK099
$75.00$56.25
You save: $18.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Very easy to buy, great site! Thanks
Ilda, Brazil
Our Nandi sculpture arrived today and it surpasses all expectations - it is wonderful. We are not only pleasantly surprised by the speed of international delivery but also are extremely grateful for the care of your packaging. Our sculpture needed to travel to an off-lying island of New Zealand but it arrived safely because of how well it had been packaged. Based upon my experience of all aspects of your service, I have no hesitation in recommending Exotic India.
BWM, NZ
Best web site to shop on line.
Suman, USA
Thank you for having such a great website. I have given your site to all the people I get compliments on your merchandise.
Pat, Canada.
Love the website and the breadth of selection. Thanks for assembling such a great collection of art and sculpture.
Richard, USA
Another three books arrived during the last weeks, all of them diligently packed. Excellent reading for the the quieter days at the end of the year. Greetings to Vipin K. and his team.
Walter
Your products are uncommon yet have advanced my knowledge and devotion to Sanatana Dharma. Also, they are reasonably priced and ship quickly. Thank you for all you do.
Gregory, USA
Thank you kindly for the Cobra Ganesha from Mahabalipuram. The sculpture is exquisite quality and the service is excellent. I would not hesitate to order again or refer people to your business. Thanks again.
Shankar, UK
The variety, the quality and the very helpful price range of your huge stock means that every year I find a few new statues to add to our meditation room--and I always pick up a few new books and cds whenever I visit! keep up the good work!
Tim Smith, USA
Love this site. I have many rings from here and enjoy all of them
Angela, USA
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India