With a foreword by Kripal Singh Shekhawat; xvi, 124p., 2 Maps, 68 Col. Ills., 55 B/W Plts., Line sketches.
Wall paintings occupy an important place in the art tradition of India. The author has traced the origin and development of Jaipur style of wall-paintings which acquired distinctive form and refinement during this period. The book provides information on the technique of the Jaipur wall paintings, fresco-buono method (alagila, morakasi) which incluede preparation of surface, the material and implements used by the artists of that period, method of preparation of colours, pigments, the fresco seco and tempera processes, etc.