Author: Publication Divison
Publisher: Publications Division
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Deals with distinctive phases through which Indian painting has passed and highlights some of the salient features of the various schools or styles.
In the opening piece of this seven-article book, Dr O C Gangoly makes a fascinating collation of data from artefects and the earliest literary strata to reconstruct the beginnings of the tradition. In another article Sanyal surveys the contemporary scene when the Indian painter confronts myriad challenges represented by the dissolution of tradition.