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Title:The Floral Patterns of India
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Henry Wilson
Publisher:Thames Hudson
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Number of Pages:272

The Floral Patterns of India by Henry Wilson

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Floral Patterns of India Author of Pattern and em Ornament in the Arts of India em Henry Wilson has deepened his initial study of the decorative arts in India creating a companion volume that focuses on a single theme the floral motifs in India s architecture From the illustrious Mughal Empire during its greatest period of monument building and artistic creativity to the time of British rule which brought with it a period of peace that allowed great wealth to be concentrated on the arts the richness of India s architecture is overwhelming .

Henry Wilson s photographs reveal the skill patience and imagination of the thousands of craftsmen who have turned to floral motifs and rendered them with precision and creativity Juxtaposed with the photographs are Wilson s own graphic transpositions of the designs detailed drawings created by hand but with a stencil like clarity that helps us understand the original historical patterns The result is an invaluable sourcebook that will appeal not only to those interested in one of the world s oldest civilizations and greatest cultures but also to anyone seeking inspiration for their own graphic creations

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