By Susie Hodge
This concise but complete advisor to the background of paintings is the suitable instruction manual for all would-be paintings buffs. artwork historian Susie Hodge takes you on a whistle-stop foreign travel of the entire significant philosophies, activities, stages, advancements, artists, and issues, from prehistoric paintings to Hyperrealism. different ideas lined contain Greek classicism, Gothic artwork, the Renaissance, Baroque, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Cubism, surrealism, Pop paintings, and Minimalism.
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100–80 BC—Sandstone—Indian Museum, Kolkata (Photograph by Vincent Lefèvre) Fig. 44. )—Bharhut (India, Madhya Pradesh)— Ca. 100–80 BC—Sandstone—Indian Museum, Kolkata (Photograph by Vincent Lefèvre) Fig. 45. )—Mora (India, Uttar Pradesh)—Second-Third century—Sandstone—70 cm—Government Museum, Mathura (E22) (Photograph by Vincent Lefèvre) Fig. 46. )—Mora (India, Uttar Pradesh)—Second-Third century—Sandstone—69,5 × 32,5 cm—Government Museum, Mathura (E25) (© AIIS) Fig. 47. Cakravartin—Amaravati region (India, Andhra Pradesh)—1st century BC–1st century AD—Marble limestone—112 × 78 cm—Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet, Paris (MG 19063) (Photograph by Vincent Lefèvre) Fig.
7311) (© The Trustees of the British Museum) Fig. 17. Coin of Huviṣka—Second century—Gold—D. 53) (© The Trustees of the British Museum) Fig. 18. Dinara of Kaniṣka—First-second centuries—Gold—D. 195) (© The Trustees of the British Museum) Fig. 19. Dinara of Candragupta II—Ca. 32) (© The Trustees of the British Museum) Fig. 20. 7314) (© The Trustees of the British Museum) Fig. 21. Coin of Rājarāja (‘Ceylon-type’)—Eleventh century (after Walter Elliot, Coins of Southern India. [London: International Numismata Orientalia, 1886], pl.
31. Couple of donors—Veranda of Karle caitya (India, Maharastra)— First century BC (Photograph by Vincent Lefèvre) Fig. 32. Hero-stone—Karnataka (India)—Fifteenth-sixteenth century—Sandstone—Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Samgrahalay (Prince of Wales Museum), Mumbai (Photograph by Vincent Lefèvre) Fig. 33. )—red stone—9,3 cm—National Museum, New Delhi (© AIIS) Fig. 34. Naked male torso—Lohanipur, near Patna (India, Bihar)—Third century BC—Polished sandstone—67,3 cm—Patna Museum (Photograph by John C.
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