The author draws on his years of working and wandering in the Himalayan regions of central Asia in this presentation of the area's historical and sometimes contemporary arts heritage. Separate chapters look at primitive painting; rock engraving; cup-marks and rock carving; indigenous painting; folk painting; elite art; and ecclesiastic art, including stucco and metalwork. With black-and-white drawings, 50 colour plates, bibliography and index.
Panorama of Himalayan Art
AuthorsHanda, O. C.