Painters, Paintings and Books: An Essay on Indo-Persian Technical Literature, 12-19th Centuries
- Year :1994
- Pages :249
- Price :300Rs
- ISBN :81-85425-95-7
- Editor :Manohar CSH
The painter, man and artist, his origin, his training, his status, aesthetics and taste, his workshop and its organisation and distribution of tasks therein, molecular construction of the manuscripts, library, the calligraphy surrounding the painting, itsq illuminations and binding are all analysed.
In fact the book reconstructs the entire process of making an illustrated manuscript from its ground work to its binding. Persian text and illustrations enhance the utility of the work.