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Sanchi sculptures, an aesthetic and cultural study

Manjushri Rao

Sanchi sculptures, an aesthetic and cultural study

by Manjushri Rao

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Published by Akay Book Corp., Distributor, Vidyanidhi Prakashan in New Delhi, Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Sānchi.
    • Subjects:
    • Bas-relief -- India -- Sānchi,
    • Sculpture, Buddhist -- India -- Sānchi,
    • Stūpas -- India -- Sānchi

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-221) and index.

      StatementManjushree Rao.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB1280 .R36 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxix, 221 p., [70] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1063778M
      LC Control Number93910405

      In India, there is amazing cultural diversity throughout the country. The South, North, and Northeast have their own distinct cultures and almost every state has carved out its own cultural niche. There is hardly any culture in the world that is as varied and unique as India. India is a vast country, having variety of geographical features and. Study ARTH Study Guide ( Nicewinter) flashcards from StudyBlue on StudyBlue.

      Indian art and architecture, works of art and architecture produced on the Indian subcontinent, which is now divided among India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. In the Western world, notable collections of Indian art can be seen in the British Museum, in the Victoria and Albert Museum, and in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Introduction Although a great deal of Indian secular art was produced, it. "An outstanding feature of the narratives of the Great Stupa is its expression of joyful participation in all of life's activities. Sculptors did not present viewers with sermons in stone but with the vibrant everyday world of the first century BC to which they could relate with ease, and which would give a sense of immediacy to their viewing of otherwise distant events" (Dehejia, a: 58).

      CHAPTER: IV MATHURA AND GANDHARA SCHOOL OF ART that captures the aesthetic beauty of the land and has attracted tourists from all over the world. A thorough study of the meaning and philosophy of art and architecture brings to light the fact that they are File Size: KB. And finally, one central and dominating icon represented the very cultural foundation of each of the two spheres of which the British Empire felt itself to be the rightful inheritor: on one side Trajan's Column represented the Roman Empire's supremacy over civilized Europe, and on the other, the Sanchi gate acted as an archaeological reminder.


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