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Calligraphy and Art of Writing (In Jain Manuscripts)

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Item Code: NBZ750
Author: Shridhar Andhare
Publisher: Bhulabhai and Dhirajlal Desai memorial Trust, Ahmedabad
Language: English
Edition: 2020
ISBN: 818585758X
Pages: 196 (Throughout Color & B/W Illustrations)
Other Details 12.50 X 9.00 inch
Weight 1.46 kg
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Book Description
Calligraphy and Art of Writing in Jain Manuscripts

The present beautiful gorgeously designed volume, comprising of rich collection of excellent examples of Jaina Devanagari Calligraphy and paintings on palm-leaf and paper folios, together with wide ranging innovatively designed items related to the inscribing of manuscripts, inks, pens, their containers, storage and handling devices, varieties of all such paraphernalia of exquisite artistic craftsmanship, makes this a wonderful publication being compiled for the first time.

This is all due to Shri Bhowmick's and his associate, Payal Nanavati's dedication, persistence and genius. Our team is sure that all users of this book, Calligraphy and Art of Writing (in Jain Manuscripts), scholars and students, Graphic Designers, art lovers and laymen, will appreciate this venture and its outcome.

About the Author

Dr. Shridhar Andhare (1933-2018) obtained PhD. from Bombay University, having graduated from Nagpur University in 1956 and having passed the G.D. Art (Ptg.) Examination from Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai, in 1960. He served at the Prince of Wales Museum (now CSMVS) Mumbai, from 1961 to 1983. He also specialized in restoration of oil paintings. He served as Director of L.D. Museum, Ahmedabad from 1983 to 2003. He had participated in many National and International seminars. He had published 10 books and 40 research papers including on Mewar Paintings and Jain Vastrapata paintings.

Prof. Ratan Parimoo (b. 1936) is a painter and art historian. He holds a Ph.D. from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, where he taught for 34 years, serving as Head of the Department of Art History and Aesthetics (1966-91) and as Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts at the same University for 6 years (1975 -1982). His major publications are 'Art of Three Tagores: From Revival to Modernity (2010) and "From the Earthly World to Realm of Gods: Kasturbhai Lalbhai Collection of Indian Drawings (2018). He was the Director of L.D. Museum & N.C. Mehta Gallery, Ahmedabad, (2007-20019).

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