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Śāmalājī sculptures and 6th century art in western India

by Sara L. Schastok

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Śāmalājī
    • Subjects:
    • Sculpture, Hindu -- India -- Śāmalājī -- Themes, motives,
    • Sculpture, Indic -- India -- Śāmalājī -- Themes, motives,
    • Gods, Hindu, in art -- Themes, motives

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesŚāmalājī sculptures and sixth century art in western India.
      Statementby Sara L. Schastok.
      SeriesStudies in South Asian culture ;, v. 11
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS503 .S77 vol. 11, NB1910 .S77 vol. 11
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 130 p., lxxxix p. of plates :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2622831M
      ISBN 109004069410
      LC Control Number85190273

      Context: The bronze sculptures of Hindu gods and Buddhist deities cast during the Chola period () are among the most renowned sculptures in world art. The Cholas came to power in the late 9th century, and until the late 13th century ruled a large part of south India from their homeland near Thanjavur on the southeastern coast. Between the late 1st century to 3rd century the Kushanas ruled parts of Central Asia,northern India,ancient Gandhara (Pakistan and Afghanistan). They had arrived in Bactria in B.C a branch of the Yuch-chih, called Kushana or Kusana; residents of Kan-su region of China. They were forced westward by policies of the Chinese Han dynasty.

      Sacred Cow polychrome wood sculpture, India, 18th A rare polychrome wood sculpture representing a sacred cow * Hindu, with a niche for an altar or shrine, antique eighteenth century. Comes from a French collection. : Online shopping for Indian Books, India Fine Art, Handicrafts, Paintings, Wooden Art, Statues, Sculptors and More.

      Previously, the various clearly pre-Gupta sculptures that have been found in the valley were considered as puzzling precursors to the voluminous sculptural remains from the fifth century onwards. Early Nepalese art was considered largely in the context of the art of the Guptas, and rightly so, for the majority of the early sculpture which has. A groundbreaking exhibition that unites masterpieces of Chinese sculpture from the famed sixth-century cave temples at Xiangtangshan with the first-ever digitized reconstructions of their original setting is on view at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University .


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Jaina miniature painting in Western India starts in the 11th and ends in the 16th century. The greater part of the material belongs to the 15th century (our figs).

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(years to ), we can say that it was a very prosperous period in India. The great temples of Chola period, accounts of travelogues left by foreign travelers such as Alberuni and period literature are some of the sources by.plastic Indian sculptural art of the Gupta dynasty began to be felt clearly in China.

The new style, with its stress on physical forms and naturalism was introduced from India, rather than being a development of the older sculptural styles. As regards Chinese Buddhist sculptures of the 6th century, it is not easy to point out examples.