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What is Painting?

Title:What is Painting?
Author:Mitra, Asok, Kapur, Geeta, Swaminathan, J., De, Biren
Enumeration:Vol. 25 Issue no. 4; September 1972, p. 53-76
Abstract:Discusses the concepts and creative process behind the pre-historic cave paintings, painted pottery of Mohenjodaro and other sister cities of c. 3000 BCE; Ajanta and Bagh paintings; palm-leaf manuscripts of eastern India and Nepal (11th-12th centuries); illustrations of the Jaina Kalpasutras; medieval paintings of the Sultanate, Mughal, Rajasthani, and Pahari periods; and modern paintings by some 20th-century artists.

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