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Natural-History Paintings from Rajasthan

Natural-History Paintings from Rajasthan

By James J. White and Autumn M. Farole. 1994. 44 pp.; 25 color, 23 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 10"; 6 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. ISBN 0-913196-61-4.
Out-of-print.

Created to accompany a 1994 exhibition of the same name, this illustrated catalogue of natural-history paintings is the Institute's second devoted to art from India. The six artists featured are Damodar Lal Gurjar, Jaggu Prasad, Ramesh Chandra Sharma, Suresh Chand Sharma, Vijay Kumar Sharma and Mahaveer Swami. Biographical data and portraits of the artists also are included.

Cluster of Apples with Insects by Jaggu Prasad.


In the essay "Art from the Pink City: Something borrowed, something new," James J. White, curator of art at the Hunt Institute, addresses the Indian and Western attitudes toward copying artwork. In "Painted delights-Contemporary Indian miniature painting," Maureen Liebl describes how contemporary Indian artists draw upon a rich artistic tradition that dates back to the fifth century. Sumi Krishna Chauhan retraces the history of Jaipur in his essay reprinted with permission from Delhi, Agra & Jaipur: The Golden Triangle (New Delhi, Roli Books International, 1982).

Oriolus on Flowering Branch by Suresh Sharma.

Japanese Cedar Bonsai by Vijay Sharma.


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