Author: Amrita KumarPublisher: RupaYear: 1994Language: EnglishPages: 64ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171672485
Ragmala painting, is based on the Indian system of Ragas or musical modes. Each painting is associated with a specific melodic movement and has the same effect on the viewer as the Raga when sung, has on the listener. Ragmala painting is a tradition exclusive to India and has given to India art some of its greatest masterpieces. All the paintings in this book are in the collection of the National Museum, New Delhi.