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Temple Terracotta of Bengal

Dasgupta, Prodosh

Editore: Crafts Museum, New Delhi, 1971
Condizione: Very Good ++ Rilegato
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In the Burdwan, Hooghly, Bankura, and Murshidabad Districts of Bengal there is a wealth of temple sculpture dating from the 17'th century. These 78 pages of text, including a glossary, and a section of 100 b/w plates attempt to explain both the historical and the craft significance of these terracotta sculptures. (Part art history and part archaeology.) Clay was the preferred medium due to the lack of stone. Read more about :Pancharatna, Jor-Bangla, Laljiu, Ananta Vasudeva, and Jora Siva Temples among others. Learn more about : Bulandi Bag, asparas, pillars, Kols, Radha, Tamluk, hukka, and Goddess Durga. Cond : Boards are brown with black lettering. No graphics. End-papers are white. D.J. is black with white lettering. D.J. graphic is from Plate 78 - see Bakultala Siva Temple - and features a nobleman being borne on a palanquin. Cloth cover has a minor publisher's crease. Book has minor wear and soiling. D.J. has tattered edges (or rubbed) and light soiling but is complete. Both spines VG or better. No names, marks, stains nor sig. tears. Great Asian library reference ! ! Quote (p. 27) : " ._._. by the craftsmen in Bengal. There may be various reasons for the nonconformity to this aspect of the sculptural tradition. Even during the period of the Pala and Sena dynasties of Bengal there was a tremendous sculptural activity both in stone and bronze, and the tradition of nudity and diaphanous robes was ._._._. .". Codice inventario libreria 006964

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Titolo: Temple Terracotta of Bengal

Casa editrice: Crafts Museum, New Delhi

Data di pubblicazione: 1971

Legatura: Hardcover

Illustratore: B/W Photographs

Condizione libro:Very Good ++

Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good

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