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The Elegant Image - Asia Fine Books

The Elegant Image


Publisher: New Orleans Museum of Art/Marg

Place Published: New Orleans/Mumbai

Date Published: 2011

Book Condition: Near Fine

Binding: Illustrated hardcover

Edition: First

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Product Description

The Elegant Image: Bronzes from the Indian Subcontinent in the Siddharth K. Bhansali Collection

Author: Pratapaditya Pal

192 pages with 104 entries, each with description and color illustration, many full-page, list of Sanskrit names and terms, bibliography and index. A very well illustrated volume providing a comprehensive discussion of the collection of Indian metal sculpture from the Siddarth K. Bhansali collection of New Orleans. Representing divinities of the Hindu pantheon as well as Buddhas and bodhisattvas, Jinas and Jain deities. In discussing the bronzes the author has juxtaposed matters of style, iconography, and chronology with his own personal aesthetic.

Hardcover with jacket, a new book, contents ‘as new’ & slight bumps to base corners. 12.35 by 9.75 inches.