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The Women Painters of Mithila.

Vequaud, Yves.

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ISBN 10: 0500270937 / ISBN 13: 9780500270936
Published by Thames and Hudson., London, 1977
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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112pp, 88 ills. Or pictorial card. Slight toning and edge wear to covers. Mithila is a province of Bihar state in north-east India and it is the women-and only the women- who paint. Using vivid colors they produce an astonishing and distinctive art. The subjects are traditional: Tantric scenes, the god Krishna and his flute, Shiva with his wives, the lingum and yoni, scenes from the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. The art remains highly traditional passed on from mother to daughter, and remains an important part of daily and ritual life in the province. Of the 88 ills, 60 are in 2 or 4 colors. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 007455

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Title: The Women Painters of Mithila.

Publisher: Thames and Hudson., London

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Paperback.

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Text: English, French (translation)

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