CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. Political history of Kishangarh state. 3. Origin and style of Kishangarh paintings. 4. Development of the art of painting. 5. The court painters. Appendix I: Masterpieces of Kishangarh paintings.
This fascinating book, lavishly illustrated, presents a comprehensive study on the rich style of the paintings of Kishangarh school. These exhibit a style marked by delicacy and grace, imbued with serenity and spirituality. It is an original and significant contribution in the field of the art of painting. An account of the political, social and economic condition of the Kishangarh State has been added to provide the background material in respect of origin and development of the art of paintings in the state. The paintings included in this volume are from the National Museum, New Delhi collection and many of these are being published for the first time. The book is invaluable for the students, scholars and teachers.