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Poster, Amy G; Canby, Sheila R; Chandra, Pramod; Brooklyn Museum.

Realms of Heroism: Indian Paintings At the Brooklyn Museum

Realms of Heroism: Indian Paintings At the Brooklyn Museum

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New York: Hudson Hills Press in association with the Brooklyn Museum ; [Lanham, Md.]: National Book Network [distributor, 1994. 1st ed. Folio in red color-illus jacket and brushed yellow cloth-backed boards;; 351 pages: illustrations (some color), map; 32 cm; bibliographical references (pages 325-334) and index. Weighs 5 lbs when packed. Near fine to near fine with minor incense aroma and wee bit of foxing and shelf-wear. Binding tight; leaves clean. Hardcover. ISBN: 9781555950002

The softest brushed cloth we have felt! Lovely color plates. Printed on coated stock. ¶ Contents: History of the collection / Amy G. Poster -- Pre-Mughal painting: Western indian painting; Rajasthani and Sultanate -- Mughal painting: the Brooklyn Museum folios of the Qissa-I Amir Hamza (Hamza-Nama) / Pramod Chandra -- Deccani painting: Hyderabad -- Rajasthani painting -- Punjab Hills -- Other schools: Company School; Painting of South India; Painting of Eastern India -- Appendix: Indian drawings in The Brooklyn Museum / Joan M. Cummins.

A survey of Indian art and the art periods of India. Exhibition catalog that showcases the rich tradition of Indian painting, focusing on works that depict heroism in various forms. The collection often includes pieces from different schools of Indian painting, such as Rajput, Mughal, and Deccani, among others. These paintings often depict scenes from Indian epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, historical events, and legends, portraying characters and scenes that embody the concept of heroism.

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