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By Vincent Lefèvre

Within the examine of Indian paintings ahead of the Mughal interval, portraiture has to this point been a lot overlooked, whilst its lifestyles has now not easily been denied. This ebook is an try and re-examine this factor, via displaying that images have existed in nice quantity in early India, given that most likely the 1st inventive achievements. via an in depth scrutiny of sculpted and (more infrequently) painted photos introduced including textual and epigraphical references, it goals at highlighting the specificities of Indian portraiture, its dating with divine photos and, accordingly, at knowing the improvement of Indian imagery. It questions additionally the social and non secular implications on the topic of this factor.

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