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
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Art and Architecture > ON THE SADANGA CANONS OF PAINTING
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
ON THE SADANGA CANONS OF PAINTING
ON THE SADANGA CANONS OF PAINTING
Description
About the Book

The present work throws welcome light on an aspect of ancient Indian aesthetics related particularly to Painting. Sadanga signifies collectively the six limbs or constituents of citra that were taken to define, according to the age-old art aestheticians, the essential nature of a pictorial representation. This was the doctrine based on Indian classical criticism of painting in its traditional analyses of aesthetic understanding. According to this theory, Painting, like a living organism, consists in the composition of its Six Limbs, viz.

  1. Differentiation of Form;
  2. Proportion;
  3. Sentiment;
  4. Beauty;
  5. Suchness, and
  6. the Mannerism of Style regarding brush-work and colouring.
Each of the above aspects has been historically investigated, analyzed and explained by the learned author of this book against a thorough background of ancient Indian literature, citing and assessing the relevance of a vast amount of excerpts in their pedagogic notions, chronological contents and specific ideologies in the theory as well as the practice of Indian painting.

About the Author

Dr. P.K. Agrawala is a well-known scholar of Indology working as a University Professor in the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology of the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. His special field of investigation is Ancient Indian Art, Iconography and Religious thought.

Contents

Select Bibliography
I. Introduction
II. The Antiquity and Main features of the Sadanga Painting-Theory
III. Early Development of Painting Aesthetics
IV. The Sadanga Canons

ON THE SADANGA CANONS OF PAINTING

Item Code:
IDD713
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
1981
Publisher:
Size:
8.6" X 5.4"
Pages:
82
Price:
$14.00   Shipping Free
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
ON THE SADANGA CANONS OF PAINTING

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 8196 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
About the Book

The present work throws welcome light on an aspect of ancient Indian aesthetics related particularly to Painting. Sadanga signifies collectively the six limbs or constituents of citra that were taken to define, according to the age-old art aestheticians, the essential nature of a pictorial representation. This was the doctrine based on Indian classical criticism of painting in its traditional analyses of aesthetic understanding. According to this theory, Painting, like a living organism, consists in the composition of its Six Limbs, viz.

  1. Differentiation of Form;
  2. Proportion;
  3. Sentiment;
  4. Beauty;
  5. Suchness, and
  6. the Mannerism of Style regarding brush-work and colouring.
Each of the above aspects has been historically investigated, analyzed and explained by the learned author of this book against a thorough background of ancient Indian literature, citing and assessing the relevance of a vast amount of excerpts in their pedagogic notions, chronological contents and specific ideologies in the theory as well as the practice of Indian painting.

About the Author

Dr. P.K. Agrawala is a well-known scholar of Indology working as a University Professor in the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology of the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. His special field of investigation is Ancient Indian Art, Iconography and Religious thought.

Contents

Select Bibliography
I. Introduction
II. The Antiquity and Main features of the Sadanga Painting-Theory
III. Early Development of Painting Aesthetics
IV. The Sadanga Canons

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to ON THE SADANGA CANONS OF PAINTING (Art and Architecture | Books)

Bracelet Bag with Beadwork and Painted Lady Figure on Fig Leaf
Bracelet Bag with Beadwork and Painted Lady Figure on Fig LeafBracelet Bag with Beadwork and Painted Lady Figure on Fig LeafBracelet Bag with Beadwork and Painted Lady Figure on Fig LeafBracelet Bag with Beadwork and Painted Lady Figure on Fig Leaf
Art Silk
6.0 in. x 6.0 in.
Item Code: sbb98
$30.00
Color:
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bright-White Madhubani Hand-Painted Cushion Cover from Bihar
Pure Cotton
16.0 in x 16.0 in
Item Code: SYH42
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Snow-White Cushion Cover with Madhubani Hand-Painted Peacocks
Pure Cotton
17.0 in x 17.0 in
Item Code: SYH51
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ivory Passport Bag with Madhubani Hand-Painted Fish
Silk
8.5 in. x 7.0 in.
Item Code: SBC75
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A Unique Painting Depicting Lord Shiva as an Archer Seated Astride Nandi
Watercolor on Paper
Artist: Kailash Raj
7.0 inch X 9.5 inch
Item Code: HK23
$325.00
Backorder
Backorder
Mimosa-Yellow Sari from Kolkata with Hand-Painted Flowers and Kantha Embroidery by Hand
Pure Tussar Silk
Blouse/Underskirt Tailormade to Size
Item Code: SDE92
$305.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shantiniketan Slippers with Painted Peacocks
Shantiniketan Slippers with Painted PeacocksShantiniketan Slippers with Painted Peacocks
Pure Leather
Item Code: SJC71
$20.00
Color:
Size:
 Footwear Size Chart Size chart
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Inseparable Radha-Krishna
Water Color Painting on Paper
Artist: Kailash Raj
7 inch X 9 inch (Without Frame)
12.5 inch X 14.5 inch (With Frame) - Radha and Krishna
Item Code: HO33
$595.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Painted Words: Kangra Paintings of Matiram’s Rasraj
Item Code: NAC875
$60.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Guler Painting
Item Code: NAB117
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Panorama of Jaipur Paintings
Item Code: IDD113
$60.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Your website store is a really great place to find the most wonderful books and artifacts from beautiful India. I have been traveling to India over the last 4 years and spend 3 months there each time staying with two Bengali families that I have adopted and they have taken me in with love and generosity. I love India. Thanks for doing the business that you do. I am an artist and, well, I got through I think the first 6 pages of the book store on your site and ordered almost 500 dollars in books... I'm in trouble so I don't go there too often.. haha.. Hari Om and Hare Krishna and Jai.. Thanks a lot for doing what you do.. Great !
Steven, USA
Great Website! fast, easy and interesting!
Elaine, Australia
I have purchased from you before. Excellent service. Fast shipping. Great communication.
Pauline, Australia
Have greatly enjoyed the items on your site; very good selection! Thank you!
Kulwant, USA
I received my order yesterday. Thank you very much for the fast service and quality item. I’ll be ordering from you again very soon.
Brian, USA
ALMIGHTY GOD I BLESS EXOTIC INDIA AND ALL WHO WORK THERE!!!!!
Lord Grace, Switzerland
I have enjoyed the many sanskrit boks I purchased from you, especially the books by the honorable Prof. Pushpa Dixit.
K Sarma, USA
Namaste, You are doing a great service. Namah Shivay
Bikash, Denmark
The piece i ordered is beyond beautiful!!!!! I'm very well satisfied.
Richard, USA
I make a point to thank you so much for the excellent service you and your team are providing for your clients. I am highly satisfied with the high-quality level of the books I have acquired, as well as with your effective customer-care service.
Alain Rocchi, Brazil
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India