The Present book is an attempt at a related history of North Indian Sculpture, setting forth the characteristic idioms and stylistic traditions in the Early-Medieval period. The author has traced the history of Indian sculpture chronologically (c. 700 to 1200 A.D.) and region-wise (Gujarat to Bihar) for understanding stylistic variations in the plastic tradition in sequential manner. Special care is taken in the changes of form, evaluation of basic strains, influences of contemporary schools of art, their relationship and fundamental characteristic of North Indian art in a historical perspective.
Sculptural art divided into five chapters deals with the plastic art of North India particularly Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar in the historical sequence. The book will be helpful to the interested reader to understand clearly the rich legacy of sculptural art particularly in the Early-Medieval Age.