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Kamat's Potpourri

Timeline of Indian Art

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Paintings, Architecture and Fine Art in India Through the Centuries
Indian Art from Ancient Times Early Indian Art Medieval Indian Art 15th to 19th Century Art Contemporary and Modern Indian Art
Prehistoric Cave Art of Central India
Prehistoric Art of Bhimabetaka

Prehistoric Art from South India

 

Dancer from Mohenjo-daro -- 2nd millennium B.C.
Indus Valley Art
Harappa  & Mohenjodaro
(2nd Century B.C.)

Buddhist Art from Gandhara and Kushan School
(1st Century A.D.)

Lord Buddha from a Sarnath temple painting
Buddhist Arts of Sarnath
(5th Century A.D.)

Bodhisatva with a Lotus in Hand<br>From a Cave Painting in Ajanta
Caves of Ajanta and Ellora
(5th Century A.D.)

Shiva with his bull, Nandi, at Durga temple, Aihole
Chalukyan Art of Badami
(6th Century A.D.)

Rashrakuta Art of Deccan
(8-10th Century A.D.)

Bronze Statue of Shiva, Tamilnadu
Chola Art of Deccan
(10-13th Centuries A.D.)

Shila Balika (stone maiden)  of Belur
Hoysala Art of Belur and Halebidu 
(12th Century A.D.)

Chandella Art and Architecture
Temples of Khajuraho

(10th Century A.D.)

Wheel of the Sun Temple in Konark
Konark & Kalinga Art
(13th Century A.D.)

Brothers Veeranna and Virupanna, Lepakshi temple builders
Paintings of Lepakshi
(14th century A.D.)

 

A Courtier in Akbar
Moghul Miniatures

Lord Indra riding the Iravat, the eight trunked elephant
Jain Fine Arts

A Tribute to Womanhood -- The Taj Mahal
Indo-Sarasenic Architecture 

Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II of Bijapur, portrait by a Bikaner artist, 1590
Dakhani Miniatures
(17-19th Century)

 South Indian Islamic Arts: Golkonda, Srirangapattana

Mysore Traditional Painting
Mysore
and Tanjore Schools of Art

Solitary Maiden
Guler and Kulu Miniatures
Rajasthani and Pahari Schools

Romancing Couple -- Painting by Raja Ravi Varma.
Raja Ravi Varma

Blind folded Gandhari and a Maid on Balcony
Nandalal Bose

Details of Top of a Tree
Leather Puppets

Two Headed Deity Shani Rides a Crow
Textbook Illustrations

The Lotus Shaped Bahai Temple in New Delhi
Modern Buildings

 

Important Artists:
Ravi Varma
Abanindranath Tagore
Jamini Roy
M.F. Husain
Amrita Sher Gill
K.K. Hebbar

Indian Art from Ancient Times Early Indian Art Medieval Indian Art 15th to 19th Century Art Contemporary and Modern Indian Art

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