Art Treasures of Rajasthan: Vol. I.
2004 · Jaipur, India
by Singh, Chandramani (editor)
Jaipur, India: Jawahar Kala Kendra (in association with Publication Scheme), 2004. Hardcover. VG- / G (Corners bumped. DJ. shows light to moderate wear, particularly at extremities.). Color illus. cloth over boards. Color pictorial dj. 320 pp. 8 color plates, 84 bw figures. From the jacket: "This volume includes 103 collections registered under Antiquity and Art Treasures Act 1972 with Jaipur office. The Act was passed by the Government of India, with a purpose to prepare record of objects of artistic importance and antiquarian interest...Coming from different sources, nature of collections varies, not only in medium but also in subject, style and age, for example sculptures from Abaneri are of the 8th c. while a stone Garuda is of the 19th; similiarly there are paintings ranging from superior Mughal work to folk miniature executed in Bundelkhand (MP) for Rajasthan. To present all these in one volume, though a difficult task, is attempted here." (Inventory #: 147581)