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Orchha Paintings


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ISBN 10: 8185616698 / ISBN 13: 9788185616698
Published by Sharada
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Contents: Preface. 1. Geographical situation and short history of Orchha : Rudra Pratap, Bharti Chand, Madhukar Shah, Ram Shah, Vir Singh Ju Dev, Jujhar Singh, Pahar Singh, Sujan Singh, Indra Mani, Jaswant Singh, Bhagwant Singh, Udait Singh, Prithvi Singh, Savant Singh, Bharti Chand II, Vikramjit Singh, Tej Singh, Sujan Singh II, Pratap Singh. 2. Brief history of Central Indian paintings with special reference to Orchha paintings : Datia - Puran Mahal, Cenotaps (Makbaras), Sheogiri Temple, Avadh Bihari Temple, Bharat Garh Palace; Tikamgarh; Panna - Dhubela Tal; Gursarai; Singar and Sutta; Chhatarpur; Ath-Bhaiya Jagir - Tehroli, Bijana Todi Fatehpur; Banpur; Jhansi; Samthar, Amargarh; Alipura; Talbhet - The painted hall, Narsimha Temple; Madanpur; Orchha - Ram Raja Temple, Raja Mahal, Jehangir Mahal, Praveen Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple, Lakshmi Temple. 3.Themes : Orchha paintings : Ram Leela - Lord Rama's Birth, Taraka Vadh, Sita Swayambara, Parshuram, Rama's Journey to the forest with Sita and Lakshman, Soorpanakha, Marich, Jatayu, Hanuman in Lanka, Setu Bandh, Camp scene at Lanka, Kumbhakaran, meeting of Bharat and Hanuman, Ahi-Ravan, Ram-Ravan battle, Return of Shri Rama-Sita and Lakshman to Ayodhya, Rama holding Court; Krishna Leela - Krishna's Birth, Putna Vadh, Utpach, Ternaverat, Yamlarjun, Makhan-Chor, Kaliadah, Batsasur, Bakasur, Aghasur, Keshi, Arishtasur, Govardhan Dhari Krishna, Cheer Haran, Kuvalyapida, Chadoor and Mushtik, Kans, Rasleela, Rukmani Haran; other divinities - Shiv, Ganesh, Vishnu, Churning of Ocean, Varah Avtar, Narsingh Avtar, 119 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 39311

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Title: Orchha Paintings

Publisher: Sharada

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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The book attempts to bring out finer aspects of Art, Culture, Historical background and theme of each painting, Socio-Religious activity and behaviour of the people of Orchha. Detailed themes of paintings and murals have been described in light of historical and cultural prominence. The book is copiously illustrated with colour plates, and line drawings making it the most comprehensive coverage of the Orchha art and its times.

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