Art of India and Southeast Asia by Hugo. MUNSTERBERG PDF


The humanities of the lndian subcontinent and of these surrounding lands that fell lower than its inventive impression are center given an unequalled pictorial remedy. the sumptuous illustrations and informative textual content of this ebook hold the tale from the earliest facts of civilization at such websites as Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa within the 3rd millennium b.c. to the beautiful items of the Rajput and Pahari faculties of miniature portray of a few hundred years in the past.

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This period lasted from the fourth to the sixth century, although the style contin- ued somewhat longer than the actual rule. The Gupta period is rightly con- sidered the golden age of Indian culture, for not only art flourished but also erature, Gupta images, serenity and drama, finds music. In lit- the the Buddhist ideal of its noblest expression, with the forms of the Buddha's body, the expression of his face, and the smile hovering over his ultimate lips suggesting the harmony which had been achieved by the Enlightened One.

The iconography is strictly Indian, showing that this art represents a fusion of native and foreign elements. 35 Standing bodhisattva. Schist, height 29". d. Private collection, Geneva, Switzerland In contrast to the Buddha who is always represented as wearing a monk's garment and having short hair, which symbolizes the an iconography fact that the historical Buddha Sakyamuni renounced the world and became a monk, the bodhisattvas, or Buddhist saints, are shown with a bare Bust of bodhisattva.

Sandstone, height 69 6 / 8 ". d. Curzon Museum Mathura of Archaeology, 49 Of all the Mathu- the subjects treated by the ra artists, the most traditional as well as most appealing as works of art are numerous representations of the yakshis, or tree-nymphs, which continued to enjoy great popularity. In conthe trast to the Buddha who represents the ascetic ideal, these fertility-deities are %P*A Yakshi. Sandstone, height 2oV 2 ". d. Victoria Museum, London & Albert an expression of a far more ancient Indian folk religion which had become incorporated into Buddhism.

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