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Exploring India's Sacred Art - Asia Fine Books

Exploring India’s Sacred Art


Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Place Published: Philadelphia

Date Published: 1983

Book Condition: Near Fine

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First

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Exploring India’s Sacred Art: selected writings of Stella Kramrisch.

Author: Stella Kramrisch

Edited and with an introductory essay by Barbara Stoler Miller.

356 pages with black & white illustrations, bibliography of writings, and notes. A collection of the writings of Stella Kramrisch, a pioneering interpreter of Indian art and its religious contexts. Taken from the years 1921 through 1858.

Essays include: Artist, Patron, and Public in India; Traditions of the Indian Craftsman; Indian Terracottas; Unknown India: Ritual Art in Tribe and Village; The Representation of Nature in Early Buddhist Sculpture; Emblems of the Universal Being; The image of Mahadeva in the Cave-Temple on Elephanta Island; Candella Sculpture: Khajuraho.

Hardcover with jacket, excellent condition. 10 by 8 inches.