Author: R P SrivastavaPublisher: Sundeep PrakashanYear: 1990Language: EnglishPages: 288ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185067619
The present book is collection of essays, research papers and articles pertaining to the various aspects of the history of visual art of Punjab right from the ancient times until the close of the nineteenth century. These were published in various journals in India and abroad. These essays transcend the political barriers of the dynastic rulers of different periods. The main emphasis has been laid on the manifestations of the visual arts in their manifold and kaleidoscopic forms created in the Punjab.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTFOREWORDINTRODUCTIONLIST OF PLATES1. Kapur Singh-Nineteenth Century Figurative Artist of Punjab2. Problem of Fakes in Indian Art3. Patronage of Fine Arts under the Sikh Rulers of the Punjab4. Reflections on the new evidence of Punjab Painting5. index to Articles of Journal of Research Society of Pakistan6. Painting in Punjab7. guest Editorial in Sikh Sansar Magazine8. Patiala-Its Cultural Significance9. Visual Arts in Higher Education in India10. Manuscript Sources of Art and Cultural History of Patiala State11. Manuscripts as a source of Cultural History of India12. Art and Antiquities of Patiala13. Artistic Significance of Illustrated Historical Manuscripts of Punjab Government Archives14. Depiction of Holy Saints and prophets in the Manuscripts of Islamic Lands15. Contribution of Islam to the Arts of India-Pakistan Sub-Continent16. The Art of Sculpture in Ancient Punjab17. Kashmiri Contribution to the Development of Manuscript Painting in Punjab18. Mohummad Hussain Kashmiri Zarin-Qalam (A Mughal Calligrapher par excellence)19. Illustrated Janam-Sakhis of Punjab20. Jahangir as a Connoisseur of ArtINDEXPLATES